Environmental Justice

Call for Papers: Chronic Disease and Climate Change

Environmental Justice invites manuscript submissions for a special issue on chronic disease and climate change. The manuscript submission deadline is August 1, 2019. Scientific and observational evidence documents the adverse and potentially irreversible population health outcomes associated…

Environmental Justice, Equity, and Community in Los Angeles County

By Cynthia Harding, MPH, Chief Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH); Angelo Bellomo, MS, REHS, QEP, Deputy Director, Health Protection, LACDPH; Kim Harrison Eowan, MPH, Senior Advisor to the Chief Deputy Director, LACDPH The…

Webinar: Land Use Planning and Zoning for Public Health – Exploring Legal Issues

The American Planning Association is hosting an upcoming webinar titled “Land Use Planning and Zoning for Public Health – Exploring Legal Issues,” on Tuesday, June 27 at 1:00-2:30 pm ET. The presentation will expand upon the…

Conference Recap: EPA Local Government Advisory Committee Meeting

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) met on July 27-29, 2016 in Washington, DC to discuss high priority issues for the EPA and local, state, and tribal governments working on environmental…