EPA Proposes New Rules to Cut Methane Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced new rules to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and volatile organic...

Aug 20, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool

    The Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) is a software tool that assists drinking water and wastewater utility...

    Aug 19, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

    August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to tackle the...

    Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

  • National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability...

    National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the safety of water...

    Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • President Obama Unveils Final Version of the Clean Power Plan

    President Obama and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced on August 3 the final version of...

    Aug 03, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • CDC Releases Report on Lyme Disease Expansion

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease has significantly expanded in the United...

    Jul 28, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • Preparing for the Growing Threat of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

    During the summer, mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the warm weather. But with climate change and lack of...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • How can local health departments address the health effects of climate change in...

    Let us know in the comments below.

    Jul 06, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • New Study Says Climate Change May Undermine Last Half-Century of Health Improvements

    A new report by The Lancet says that climate change may undermine the last half-century of health gains. However, the study adds that...

    Jun 26, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • EPA Proposes New Rules to Cut Methane Emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced new rules to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and volatile organic compounds from the oil and natural gas industry. This proposal continues the White House’s efforts to combat climate change and protect the public’s health, and is part of the Climate Action Plan strategy to cut […]

    Aug 20, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool

    The Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) is a software tool that assists drinking water and wastewater utility owners and operators in understanding potential climate change threats. The tool also aids in assessing the related risks at respective utilities. The tool helps to identify threats based on regional differences in climate change projections it then assists […]

    Aug 19, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

    August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to tackle the effects of climate change. The Clean Power Plan establishes the first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants. Climate change is transforming the landscape of public health by altering the […]

    Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

    National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

    National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the safety of water in their communities. Although the United States has one of the most developed drinking water systems in the world, there are still many factors that threaten the quality and quantity of drinking water. […]

    Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    President Obama Unveils Final Version of the Clean Power Plan

    President Obama and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced on August 3 the final version of the Clean Power Plan, which establishes national standards to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. The revised plan takes into account input EPA received during the public comment period for the original proposal. The final plan […]

    Aug 03, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    CDC Releases Report on Lyme Disease Expansion

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease has significantly expanded in the United States over the past few decades. There are now 17 states considered at high risk in the Northeast and upper Midwest. Lyme disease is most commonly found in Wisconsin and on the East Coast, especially in Connecticut. But […]

    Jul 28, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    Preparing for the Growing Threat of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

    During the summer, mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the warm weather. But with climate change and lack of surveillance funding, mosquitoes are developing into more than an irritating pest—instead they pose a major threat to public health in the United States. Arboviral surveillance funding has decreased by nearly two-thirds in the […]

    Jul 14, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    How can local health departments address the health effects of climate change in their communities?

    Let us know in the comments below.

    Jul 06, 2015 | Katie Regan

    New Study Says Climate Change May Undermine Last Half-Century of Health Improvements

    A new report by The Lancet says that climate change may undermine the last half-century of health gains. However, the study adds that addressing this issue is one of the best opportunities to improve health in the 21st century. The report outlines the specific threats climate change poses to human health. Direct threats include heat […]

    Jun 26, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    3 Newsletters1200 1
    Back to Top