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Reports: Environmental health

Public Opinion and the Environment: The Nine Types of Americans
December 2015, 28 pp.
A study of the American public's views and perspectives on global warming and other environment issues.   more info >

Building Healthy Schools: Health Impact Assessment on Planning School Construction Projects in Minnesota
Public Health Law Center, January 2015, 127 pp.
A health impact assessment of K-12 school design and its influence on student health. It provides analysis and recommendations on ways schools can influence health through school siting, transportation, nutrition, and physical activity.   more info >

Protecting Children From Unhealthy Homes and Housing Instability
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, December 2014, 5 pp.
Discusses the impact on children from unhealthy homes and housing instability and provides examples of two programs addressing these issues.   more info >

America's Children and the Environment
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, January 2013, 504 pp.
Presents national data on children's environmental health. Indicators cover conditions in the environment such as air pollution, contaminants measured in children such as blood lead levels, and health conditions such as asthma.   more info >

Web sites

Designing and building healthy places
Resources from the CDC's Healthy Community Design Initiative. Healthy community design integrates evidence-based health strategies into community planning, transportation, and land-use decisions.   more info >

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