children's environmental health

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Lead Summit
Question: When is achieving 97 percent of a goal not good enough? Answer: When the unfinished 3 percent represents over half a million lead poisoned children. Just as America has set other big goals, we must return to the “forgotten but not gone” tragedy of...
Brian Byrd and Dana LaVenture
At P.S. 51, an elementary school in the Bronx that was sited in a former lamp factory, children had been reporting assorted illnesses over the years. Testing at P.S. 51 revealed dangerous levels of toxins, but parents weren't informed for more than six...
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Jeff Wise joined HEFN as its Program Director in 2015.  In that role, he’s responsible for helping to program many of HEFN’s events, webinars, and meetings as well as advancing the organization’s communications and outreach.

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