MdEHN focuses our attention in three areas:
Roles Played By MdEHN:
View our resources on environmental health in Maryland. Here you will find resources on topics MdEHN works on:
On November 20th, Maryland Environmental Health Network hosted a statewide workshop on Green Cleaning for Maryland Public Schools. We will be posting resources for public schools on green cleaning throughout Winter 2015 / 2016.
Health advocates are calling attention to the health and safety implications of the gas industry. Trusted Sources: Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy is a multidisciplinary research and policy institute focused on the adoption of evidence-based energy policy.
Climate change is not only the greatest threat to human health in our times, but also the greatest opportunity to advance public health. This is largely due to the improvements in air quality and water conservations that a clean energy system will provide. Read our report Energy & Health in Maryland for information Considerations:
The following organizations are trusted sources for understanding the links between human health, especially the health of children, and toxics in the environment: The Maryland Pesticide Network (MPN) is committed to providing the public, health care providers, public health and environmental health professionals and advocates…
The following articles and reports offer resources on the links between environmental justice and health equity: Download, “The Environment that Freddie Gray Lived In,” by MdEHN’s intern Betsy Atkinson based on data from the EPA’s “EJ Screen” & Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA).
The rapidly increasing practice of shipping crude oil in rail cars is posing risks to communities across the US. Health advocates are beginning to document the risks and raise questions about harms to human health and safety. Fact Sheet: Health Considerations for Crude Oil by Rail Public Comment: MdEHN Testimony at…