Resource Library

The Resource Library contains publications, links, recordings, and other material on environmental health and environmental justice topics from HEFN and external sources.

Kathy Sessions, Michael Passoff, Health and Environmental Funders Network
This report introduces grantmakers to basic concerns about chemicals and health, as well as...
Children's Environmental Health Center, Mt. Sinai Hospital
A report from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital on the state of children's environmental health.
Environmental Health News
Environmental Health Sciences
The website of Environmental Health News provides an archive of news on environmental topics from science and media around the world.
An introductory issue brief to help funders investing in efforts to assess and address environmental hazards in local communities.
A resource list for funders interested in learning more about using tools to improve community health outcomes by assessing and addressing...
Environmental Protection Agency
This website highlights the Environmental Protection Agency's plans to help integrate environmental justice throughout its programs, policies, and activities.  It provides...
Michael Passoff, Health and Environmental Funders Network
A four-page summary of HEFN's Drilling Deeper: Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Grantmaking Strategies report.
Jon Cracknell, Health and Environmental Funders Network
This report summarizes survey findings from HEFN's October 2012 survey of NGOs and foundations on the impacts of fracking.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health
This website offers a podcast and related information related to initatives to protect children from toxics at school.  The...
Brendan Borrell, Scientific American
The Director of the Nat'l Institute of Environmental Health Services and the Nat'l Toxicology Program discusses environmental health, toxic chemistry, and the politics of...

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President Obama signs the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act last year.
Blog posted on July 13, 2017
The story of last year’s passage of the first major piece of new environmental legislation in 20 years, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, is much like the story of...
Smell Pittsburgh App
Blog posted on April 25, 2017
Over the past several years, the Environment & Health Program at The Heinz Endowments has prioritized work to help the Pittsburgh region become truly livable. But it is hard to imagine how a...

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