June 2013

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
HEFN Steering Committee Member Carolyn Fine Friedman muses on overcoming the undue influence of money in politics to advance better environmental health protections and shares her motivation for joining a donor collaborative to that end.
Edison field oil well California
HEFN's Ramtin Arablouei recaps recent developments on fracking activity in California.
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San Joaquin valley map
From December 4-6, 2013, funders and affinity group leaders will convene in the San Joaquin Valley in Central California for a three-day learning tour. This blog post features a brief question and answer session with leaders from tour co-sponsors highlighting funders' interest in and prospective takeaways from the tour.
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Senator Lautenberg and Senator Vitter
A survey of the TSCA reform movement's work and its road ahead following a surprising bipartisan compromise.

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Ellen Braff-Guajardo, based in Fresno, California, is the Director of Regional Programs at the Sierra Health Foundation.

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