Environmental Health

A Critical Connection: The Water and Healthcare/Public Health Sectors

During emergencies, water utilities, healthcare facilities, nursing homes, public health agencies, primacy agencies and local emergency managers should work together to minimize detrimental impacts to public health caused by disruptions in drinking water and wastewater…

Model State Legislation Establishing Complete Streets

ChangeLab Solutions recently released a newly updated model policy regarding Complete Streets: Model State Legislation Establishing Complete Streets. Complete streets promote mobility for people of all ages, abilities, and income levels. These policies encourage many…

EPA Sharing Emergency Response Tools and Case Studies at 2019 Preparedness Summit

This blog post was written by: Dr. Sarah Taft, Division Director (Acting) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Homeland Security Research Center Large-scale disruptions from intentional chemical, biological, and radiological contamination events, natural disasters like…