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Protecting Children’s Health October 2019 Booklet

Protecting Children’s Health

From the executive summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created first of all created in 1970.  All with the mission to protect human health and also the environment. In 1995, EPA began to focus explicitly on the unique vulnerabilities and needs of children with respect to the air they breathe and the water they drink. Most importantly and exposures to chemicals. All in places where they live, learn, and also play. Environmental officials increasingly recognize that the differences between children and adults.  For they are critical to acknowledge when establishing environmental health protections. Children in all stages of life.  Especially from infancy through adolescence.  As well as pregnant women.  For they all face environmental health hazards in both the natural and built environments. Because children’s neurological, immunological, respiratory, digestive, and other systems are still developing.

So, they are more vulnerable than adults to environmental risk factors. In many cases, their responses are also substantially different. Why these going green links are essential.

For that’s qualitatively and quantitatively.  Especially from those exhibited by adults. In conclusion, the EPA is committed to assuring newborns have the best possible start in life.  That’s by seeking to decrease exposures during vulnerable life stages. Finally, and improve children’s environmental health outcomes.

Supporting Healthy Houses of WorshipAmerica’s Children and the EnvironmentReport on the 2018 Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures

EWG Cosmetics Landing Page: https://www.ewg.org/key-issues/consumer-products/cosmetics

Healthy Living App: 

For iOS and Android https://www.ewg.org

Pittsburgh Park

For as I mentioned before:

None other than The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy with the City of Pittsburgh and the Trust for Public Land.  They were pleased to announce Pittsburgh’s park system has jumped ahead of several major U.S. cities.  Thereby taking 23rd place out of 100.

The ranking is an increase from 39th in 2017 when announced in 2018.

For this significant growth in overall park scoring is based on the Trust for Public Land’s 7th annual ParkScore index. Each year, the Trust for Public Land assigns the 100 largest cities in the U.S. a “park score” based on park acreage, facilities, investment, and resident access to local parks. The Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore index is the most comprehensive tool available for evaluating park access and quality.Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART)

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Green Campuses

College of the Atlantic and their Green Commitment is immense.  That’s from global politics to also campus waste. For I mean COA students engage on all levels. With high marks for regional and organic foods.  As well as a strong culture of waste diversion.  Finally with a broad commitment to sustainability-focused academics makes College of the Atlantic takes the #1 spot in The Princeton Review’s 2022 Guide to Green Colleges. It is also the sixth year in a row for COA to be named the greenest school.

In addition, with a focus on sustainability is therefore at the heart of COA’s human-ecological education. All which explores humans’ relationships. Those with their natural, social, and also built environments. Over the school’s 50-year history, this focus has enabled student-led initiatives. Most importantly to divest from fossil fuels, ban single-use plastics, and strive toward a zero-waste campus. I mean, that’s among others.

It was designed to showcase the myriad ways in which the Tech community is working to change how people think about and use the planet’s raw materials. Finally and to inform the campus community about how they can learn more about sustainable efforts.

UCLA Green Campus

Sustainability at UCLA is an effort that brings together the work of students, faculty, and staff alike.

Since 2004 the Sustainability Committee. For that’s comprised of representatives from across campus, has provided the leadership and coordination for this effort.

More recently, dedicated staff members have been able to expand the scope of the program.  Also and pursue long-range planning and implementation. UCLA has since received a number of awards for its sustainability efforts.

http://f2.washington.edu

Non-Profit Links

ACEEE

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a nonprofit research organization.  One develops transformative policies to reduce energy waste and combat also climate changeWith our independent analysis, they aim to build a vibrant and equitable economy.  So, that’s one one that uses energy more productively.  Also, reduces costs and protects the environment.  Finally and promotes the health, safety, and well-being of everyone.

ACEEE was founded in 1980 by leading energy researchers.  All who were concerned about U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Since then, by significantly improving energy efficiency across all sectors.  Now the United States has halved its energy, moreover its’ use.  That’s relative to the size of the economy. Efficiency now saves more energy each year than the nation uses.  I mean from any other single energy resource. It also saves money and creates jobs.  Finally it improves grid reliability and by reducing harmful emissions.  Yes, for it cleans the air and improves people’s health.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, (AASHE)

FuelEconomy.gov

FuelEconomy.gov website is administered by Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  All for the U.S. Department of Energy and also the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. They collect data from every automotive manufacturer and make it easy for you.  Driving your vehicle can yield both greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from your vehicle’s tailpipe and GHG emissions,  All related to the production of the fuel used to power your vehicle. For example, activities associated with fuel production such as feedstock extraction, feedstock transport to a processing plant.  Also the conversion of feedstock to motor fuel and, as well as distribution of the motor fuel.  For they can all produce GHG emissions. continue reading »

LeviCar with IEEE.org

List of Plastic Bans per State

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization. One that is dedicated to conserving the lands and waters.  I mean on which all life depends. Guided by science, for they create innovative, on-the-ground solutions.  All to our world’s toughest challenges.  All so that nature and people can thrive together.

They are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans.

Most noteworthy and at an unprecedented scale.  Thereby providing food and water sustainably.  In addition, helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 76 countries and territories: 37 by direct conservation impact and 39 through partners.  For they use a collaborative approach.

One that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. In conclusion and to learn more.

Oceana

Oceana is most importantly the largest international advocacy organization. All the while dedicated solely to ocean conservation. Oceana is also rebuilding abundant and biodiverse oceans. That’s by winning science-based policies in countries. Those that also control one-third of the world’s wild fish catch. With more than 225 victories that stop overfishing. In addition to habitat destruction, pollution, and the killing of threatened species like turtles and sharks. Finally, Oceana’s campaigns are delivering results. A restored ocean means that 1 billion people can eat. I mean they enjoy a healthy seafood meal. That’s also every day and forever. Together, we can save the oceans and also help feed the world.

For they amplify the power of our millions of members and supporters. Thereby to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world.

Surf Rider Foundation and their irreplaceable national network of chapter volunteers. For they all serve as the first response to local threats. For that’s in coastal communities across the US. They are also the boots on the ground. Those who collaborate on both the local and national level. All with regional staff and issue experts. For they carry out their mission through campaign. Finally program and educational initiatives in their local communities. Finally, their network grows stronger with every chapter we add.

Canada Green Information

Electric Bus Infrastructure Comes to Vancouver

For Canada’s two leading bus manufacturers are currently New Flyer Industries (Manitoba) and Nova Bus (Quebec).  They are developing the electric transit buses.  All the while ABB and Siemens are developing the chargers. The project will integrate more than one bus manufacturer and more than one charging system provider.  Thereby to evaluate the interoperability and performance of electric buses and overhead chargers in a Canadian transit setting.

Green Infrastructure Program

Your green living companies need infrastructure ideas. For they are key to building our clean economy. We want to help you accelerate the deployment and market entry of next-generation clean energy infrastructure by investing in:

  • commercial-scale technology demonstrations
  • deployment
  • community capacity building
  • targeted research and development

Low Carbon Economy Fund Brampton Transit Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial

For a general overview of PEVs, see Electric Vehicle Basics. The Vehicle Charging page provides information on home, public, and workplace charging. Also, the Tax Credits and Other Incentives page has sortable lists of federal, state, and utility incentives.

Clean Cities Program

EERE: FreedomCAR & Vehicle Technologies Program

Argonne National Laboratory

ANL: The Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET) Model

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Canada ZEV Standard to 2020

ZEV Standard for Canada up to 2020 For here is the ZEV standard in a nutshellTo download the explanatory leaflet  (PDF, 3,0 Mo)Objective of the standard The ZEV standard came into force on January 11, 2018. From then on, the automakers subject to it must accumulate credits by obtaining zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs).  Also or low-emission vehicles (LEVs) on the Québec market. The credit target is most importantly calculated by applying a percentage to the total number of light-duty vehicles that each automaker sells in Québec. The credit requirement also varies from one automaker to the next. Each sale or lease of a ZEV recognized by the Minister earns credits. Then the number of which varies.  For that’s all according to the vehicle’s electric range. The greater the range, the greater the number of credits that the automaker earns.  For those which consequently reduces the number of ZEVs that it must sell to meet its credit target. The purpose of the ZEV standard is thus to spur the automobile market.  All to develop greater numbers of models that rely on increasingly efficient low-carbon technologies.

Small automakers are not subject to the standard.  Also and the most competitive automakers can also obtain a financial gain from the sale of their surplus credits.  Then to sell to other automakers. The latter can purchase the credits.  Thereby to avoid paying the royalties stipulated by the regulation.  All also can be kept with them for their future needs.

Details of the operation of the ZEV standard, especially the percentage of credits required by category of automaker, the forms to calculate the credits linked to each type of vehicle, requirements pertaining to reconditioned vehicles, the rules governing the use of credits and the information requested when vehicles are registered will be specified in the regulation. Businesses targetedOperationTypes of vehicles eligible for the creditsObjective of the standard The standard seeks to spur the supply of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and low-emission vehicles (LEVs) to afford Québec consumers access to greater numbers and a broader range of plug-in motor vehicles, which are the cleanest and the most technically advanced on the market. Businesses targeted Automakers that sell or lease more than 4 500 new vehicles on average per year (all light models) will be subject to the ZEV standard. Big green living companies and automakers that sell or lease more than 20 000 new vehicles on average per year will, starting in the 2020 model year, be subject to requirements linked specifically to the sale of ZEVs.

Learn more about the Transportation Electrification Action Plan 2015–2020:

2013–2020 Climate Change Action Plan measures:

http://www.mddelcc.gouv.qc.ca/changementsclimatiques/plan-action-fonds-vert-en.asp

Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Environment and Natural Resources in Canada’s Facebook page

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Alternative Fueling Station Locator map

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Tesla Pads

Check out Tesla Pads if you buy or own a Tesla and get a house from them for they are one of those green living companies!

We’ll send a certified electrician to your new home to install your charger for at home charging ease.

IRS tax credit for $7,500 for electric vehicles personal taxes

Also the IRS tax credit for electrified vehicles for business taxes.

Congress has renewed the Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit.  One which provides a tax credit of 30% of the purchase and installation cost of electric vehicle charging stations.

EV Tax Charging incentives from New York State

Tesla $1,000 Discount Referral Link. We will accept any links for them. This was just our first.

Use my referral link to receive 1,000 free Supercharger miles with the purchase and delivery of a new Tesla car, or earn a $100 award after system activation by purchasing or subscribing to solar panels:

An Industry association dedicated to advancing electric drive as a core technology on the road to sustainable mobility is Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA).

Visit www.oceana.org to learn more about the oceans.
Georgia Tech has something called Green Buzz. For it is a centralized resource for showcasing green behaviors. Also, activities, initiatives and events at Georgia Tech.

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