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Developing a Conceptual Framework for Environmental Health Tracking in Victoria, Australia

Benjamin Edokpolo, Nathalie Allaz-Barnett, Catherine Irwin, Jason Issa, Pete Curtis, Bronwyn Green, Ivan Hanigan, Martine Dennekamp
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
DPEHA will be a useful tool to support the implementation of Victoria's environmental health tracking system for providing timely and scientific evidence for EPA and other decision makers in developing  ...  While several conceptual frameworks have been used to organize data to support the development of an environmental health tracking system, Driving Force–Pressure–State–Exposure–Effect–Action (DPSEEA) was  ...  Acknowledgments: We are grateful to Catherine Healy, Science Communications Adviser, EPA Victoria for her comments on this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph16101748 pmid:31108844 pmcid:PMC6572157 fatcat:urqu67t6yzcj5d5uay4ok3legi

Summary and findings of the EPA and CDC symposium on air pollution exposure and health

Halûk Özkaynak, Barbara Glenn, Judith R Qualters, Heather Strosnider, Michael A Mcgeehin, Harold Zenick
2008 Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology  
, (2) health effects data and (3) linkage of air quality and health data for research, tracking and accountability.  ...  , environmental public health tracking and accountability research.  ...  and Health Effects have partially funded and collaborated in the research described here under EPA contract no.  ... 
doi:10.1038/jes.2008.34 pmid:18560447 fatcat:465pepgvurcutahfekimokv6iu

American Public Health Association

1998 ChoiceReviews  
*EPA. 1984. Health effects assessment for hexachlorobutadiene. Washington, DC: U.S.  ...  Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory. *EPA. 1989d.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.35-4525 fatcat:u573qiifxzc2zmirmxs4kcnvhq

Page 313 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 125, Issue 4 [page]

1999 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
Symp. on the Health Effects of Boron and its Compounds (1997). University of California College of Medicine, Irvine, Calif U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (1989).  ...  “Health effects assessment summary tables (HEAST).’’ EPA/540/R-94/020, Washing- ton, D.C S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). (1996a). “Region IX pre- liminary remediation goals (PRGs).’’  ... 

Rethinking Environmental Protection: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing World

Thomas A. Burke, Wayne E. Cascio, Daniel L. Costa, Kacee Deener, Thomas D. Fontaine, Florence A. Fulk, Laura E. Jackson, Wayne R. Munns, Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, Michael W. Slimak, Valerie G. Zartarian
2017 Environmental Health Perspectives  
We posit that addressing 21st century challenges requires transdisciplinary and systems approaches, new data sources, and stakeholder partnerships.  ...  A systems-based approach can transcend media- and receptor-specific bounds, integrate diverse information, and recognize the inextricable link between ecology and human health.  ...  EPA 2015b). Energy. Choices about future energy sources have far-reaching economic, social, environmental, and public health effects. Energy provides essential support for society.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp1465 pmid:28248180 pmcid:PMC5332174 fatcat:opewiqxfkjdaxk4ednmwksk7ie

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program: Bridging the Information Gap

Michael A. McGeehin, Judith R. Qualters, Amanda Sue Niskar
2004 Environmental Health Perspectives  
In January 2001 the Pew Environmental Health Commission called for the creation of a coordinated public health system to prevent disease in the United States by tracking and combating environmental health  ...  EPHT will develop valuable data on possible associations between the environment and the risk of noninfectious health effects.  ...  This article was supported by an environmental public health tracking cooperative agreement from CDC.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.7144 pmid:15471734 pmcid:PMC1247569 fatcat:icdr6v4gknfd5osj532z7dmvxq

Trichloroethylene health risks--state of the science

C S Scott, V J Cogliano
2000 Environmental Health Perspectives  
EPA National Priorities List. Besides being used for degreasing, TCE has been used as an extractant and as a chemical intermediate. Data on environmental releases of TCE are limited.  ...  Department of Energy, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance in support of the U.S. EPA trichloroethylene risk assessment.  ...  Environmental Assessment at the U.S. EPA will use these articles to write the health risk assessment for TCE, which will include an integrated summary and risk characterization.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.00108s2159 pmid:10928830 pmcid:PMC1637768 fatcat:344itiuaqrfjjab5q6nssy5nhi

Developing the Regulatory Utility of the Exposome: Mapping Exposures for Risk Assessment through Lifestage Exposome Snapshots (LEnS)

Rachel M. Shaffer, Marissa N. Smith, Elaine M. Faustman
2017 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Environmental Protection Agency (grants 83573801 and RD-83451401); the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle; and the  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/National Institutes of Health (grants 5P01ES009601, 5P30ES007033, and T32ES015459); the U.S.  ...  analyses relevant for children's health, as well as data standards and a data repository (NIEHS 2016).  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp1250 pmid:28796633 pmcid:PMC5783662 fatcat:cudbnm5mcvbrflqiypelhmyfqu

If Cumulative Risk Assessment Is the Answer, What Is the Question?

Michael A. Callahan, Ken Sexton
2007 Environmental Health Perspectives  
EPA risk assessment methodology from a narrow focus on a single stressor, end point, source, pathway, and exposure route to a broader, more holistic approach involving analysis of combined effects of cumulative  ...  Cumulative risk assessment is a tool for organizing and analyzing information to examine, characterize, and possibly quantify the combined adverse effects on human health or ecologic resources from multiple  ...  relationships among various exposures and effects, and b) an analysis plan that specifies the data needed, the approach to be taken, and the types of results expected during the subsequent phase (U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.9330 pmid:17520071 pmcid:PMC1867996 fatcat:ybb6s7gh6jd4bdzhnnqer3gv5y

The emerging role of benefit-cost analysis in the regulatory process at EPA

R A Luken
1985 Environmental Health Perspectives  
The author thanks George Provenzano, Reed Johnson, and Brett Snyder for their comments on this paper. Special thanks also go to Michelle Smith.  ...  For the purpose of analysis, therefore, the exposure data must be matched temporally and spatially with the health effects data.  ...  Benefit analysis is only as reliable as the underlying scientific data in the health effects area.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.8562373 pmid:3936707 pmcid:PMC1568658 fatcat:b254g7ygbbchpmh5bejtgoiozu

The Emerging Role of Benefit-Cost Analysis in the Regulatory Process at EPA

Ralph A. Luken
1985 Environmental Health Perspectives  
The author thanks George Provenzano, Reed Johnson, and Brett Snyder for their comments on this paper. Special thanks also go to Michelle Smith.  ...  For the purpose of analysis, therefore, the exposure data must be matched temporally and spatially with the health effects data.  ...  Benefit analysis is only as reliable as the underlying scientific data in the health effects area.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3430139 fatcat:zh7x4egepvgt5m66qr3iybo5eu

U.S. EPA Authority to Use Cumulative Risk Assessments in Environmental Decision-Making

Sarah Alves, Joan Tilghman, Arlene Rosenbaum, Devon C. Payne-Sturges
2012 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
EPA has evaluated the effects and risks associated with a single pollutant in a single exposure medium.  ...  Although many EPA offices attempt to consider cumulative risk assessment and cumulative effects in various ways, there is no Agency-wide policy for considering these risks and the effects of exposure to  ...  "EPA considers risk to be the chance of harmful effects to human health or to ecological systems resulting from exposure to an environmental stressor" [39] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph9061997 pmid:22829786 pmcid:PMC3397360 fatcat:zd647xotb5e5fjdnapsbyw4krm

ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS

Saba Malik, Sidra Mumtaz, Sana Akhtar, Iqra Zahoor, Soha Kanwal, Mubbra Habib, Mehmood Ahmed Husnain Hashmi, Muhammad Sakandar Majid
2020 Environment & Ecosystem Science  
Method: We have used an analysis method for our study. We used the environmental protection agency (EPA) website, report, and previously published reports to evaluate issues.  ...  , and tracking of the environmental protection agency (EPA) framework.  ...  A pioneered conference called 'Strengthening Study and Decision-making Environmental justice: A Symposium on the Science of Unequal Environmental Health Effects' was held in March 2010 by the Environmental  ... 
doi:10.26480/ees.01.2021.10.14 fatcat:v5ppcp2xyzhozjhwpwiybeu7xi

EPA Priorities for Biologic Markers Research in Environmental Health

John R. Fowle, Ken Sexton
1992 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) health research program emphasizes the validation of appropriate biologic markers and their application to high-priority Agency issues.  ...  Research on effects biomarkers will attempt to validate the relationship between the observed biological effects and adverse health consequences in humans, especially for cancer, pulmonary toxicity, immunotoxicity  ...  to an environmental agent and the resulting health effect.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3431277 fatcat:tolanzzzlnalvdm3223dnfaf6a

EPA priorities for biologic markers research in environmental health

J R Fowle, K Sexton
1992 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) health research program emphasizes the validation of appropriate biologic markers and their application to high-priority Agency issues.  ...  Research on effects biomarkers will attempt to validate the relationship between the observed biological effects and adverse health consequences in humans, especially for cancer, pulmonary toxicity, immunotoxicity  ...  to an environmental agent and the resulting health effect.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.9298235 pmid:1486855 pmcid:PMC1519601 fatcat:rduwchmizrbvbcq3365ha6k4kq
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