Author Archives: Anastasia Sonneman

The Health Impact Assessment: Building Environmental Health Capacity

By Sandra Whitehead, PhD, Director of Program and Partnership Development, National Environmental Health Association  More and more, local health departments (LHDs) are being forced to cut their environmental health programs. This pattern is caused by…

A Call to Action: Prepare for Climate Change

By Paul Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, CIH, Director of Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department Regardless of the current political debates on the existence of climate change, there is mounting and compelling scientific evidence…

EPA Seeks Comments on Draft Drinking Water Guidance for Radiological Emergencies

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding an open comment period to begin the week of June 13-17, 2016 for its draft Drinking Water Protective Action Guide (PAG) and Planning Guidance for Radiological Incidents. This guidance…

NACCHO Staff to Present at National Environmental Health Association Annual Conference

NACCHO staff will present on a variety of topics at the upcoming National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA’s) Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition happening on June 13-16, 2016 in San Antonio. The conference, at which NACCHO is a partner,…