News and information about progress of this U.S. government initiative.
PBS investigative report by Bill Moyers about how human health and safety have been put at risk by the chemical industry. Includes documents obtained during a lawsuit against chemical companies. Advocates citizen action.
Discusses the institute's background and current and past projects. Indoor air quality is a particular focus. Bilingual site has more extensive information in Deutsch than in English.
Provides information about the CBR and its mission to conduct and coordinate research and teaching to enhance global understanding of environmental issues and provide solutions through innovative communication and technology.
Report by Stockholm Environmental Institute concludes that "old" problems of inadequate water, poor sanitation, smoky dwellings, and a lack of food, together with changes in the world economy pose a more obvious threat in these countries than does global climate change.
Information on the health hazards of respirable, durable mineral fibers. Victims' stories, symptoms, background, identification and clean up tips.
Information resource on airport-related environmental health concerns, particularly the effect of airport air emissions on the health of nearby communities. Includes report of an environmental health survey around Boston's Logan Airport.
NY Times article about study on potential for global climate change to increase the prevalence of ragweed. [Subscription required - free.]
National resource center for the overall process of human health and ecological risk assessments; the integration of hazard, dose-response, and exposure data and models to produce risk characterizations.
Fosters and advances the science of exposure analysis related to environmental contaminants, both for human populations and ecosystems. Includes conference announcements, newsletter, journal information, and other topics.