Flaws in Key American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Report Calls into Question Local Government Initiatives on Pesticide Exposure

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Flaws in Key American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Report
Calls into Question Local Government Initiatives on Pesticide Exposure

CHANTILLY, Va., July 10, 2015— A Scientific Evaluation issued by the Environmental Health Research Foundation (EHRF) has revealed serious omissions and mischaracterizations in both a December, 2012 Policy Statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Pesticide Exposure in Children and a corresponding Technical Report[1] by the AAP’s Council on Environmental Health which provides key support for the Policy Statement. EHRF’s Scientific Evaluation was initiated in response to a proposed County ordinance … Continue Reading

Journal of Toxicology Study Reviews Carcinogenic Outcomes and Associated Results from Exposure to Two Common Lawn Care Chemicals

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Journal of Toxicology Study Reviews Carcinogenic Outcomes and Associated Results from Exposure to Two Common Lawn Care Chemicals

CHANTILLY, Va., September 5, 2012— The August issue of the Journal of Toxicology includes a report by Katherine von Stackelberg, Sc.D. on human exposure to two common lawn care chemicals 2,4-D, and MCPA.   Both 2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) and MCPA (2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid) are herbicides used to control broad leaf weeds.

Katherine von Stackelberg, principal of E Risk Sciences and a research manager at the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, selected the two compounds because of their … Continue Reading

Environmental Health Research Foundation Releases Report On The Benefits Of Green Space

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Environmental Health Research Foundation Releases Report On The Benefits Of Green Space

Report Demonstrates Importance of Green Spaces to Health and the Environment

CHANTILLY, Va., May 19, 2011–The Environmental Health Research Foundation (EHRF) announced today that it has released a report, “Benefits of Green Space – Recent Research.” The report is a scientific review of literature that provides a comprehensive evaluation and analysis of recent research studies from a variety of sources across the U.S. on the environmental and health benefits of properly maintained green space.  It cites primarily … Continue Reading