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General interest items edited by Janice Flahiff

Enviro-Health Links — Water Pollution

“Water Pollution<http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/waterpollution.html>”(http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/waterpollution.html) directs users toresources on drinking water, water pollution, bottled water, waterregulations and standards, disinfection byproducts, and Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products as Pollutants (PPCPs).

It is a joint publication of the US Dept of Health and Human Services and the US National Library of Medicine.

Links of Note at Water Pollution

Overview

Drinking Water

Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products as Pollutants (PPCPs)

April 18, 2011 Posted by | Consumer Health, Finding Aids/Directories, Public Health | , , , | Leave a comment

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (with online CE)

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

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The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network integrates and presents health exposure and data information data from a variety of national, state, and city sources. It is part of the Environmental Public Health Tracking Program, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Agency (CDC) which tracks and studies many of the exposures and health effects that may be related to environmental hazards.

On the Tracking Network, you can view maps, tables, and charts with data about:

The Resources links at the home page (right column) include

Online Continuing Education (CE) credits are available  through NEHA e-learning.  All CE classes may be viewed for free.  Most CE credits are fee based, however some are free through the CDC and EPA.  ( Tracking 101 online training link at About Tracking Program)

 

 

 

February 28, 2011 Posted by | Consumer Health, Consumer Safety, Public Health | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

US Geological Survey provides publicly available water quality information

 

USGS - science for a changing worldStreams, lakes, and reservoirs home pageGroundwater, aquifers, and wells home page. [Photo: Child drinking water.] Floods and droughts home page

The US Geological Survey Water Survey Web page provides hydrologic and water quality information including water data, publications, maps, recent water project information, and event information.

 

Topics include

February 5, 2011 Posted by | Educational Resources (High School/Early College(, Public Health | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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