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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Creating a Healthy Environment: The Impact of the Built Environment on Public Health [PDF]
Abstract: How land use decisions effect public health.
Source: Sprawl Watch
Health costs of air pollution
Abstract: Nearly half of all Americans are breathing unhealthy air, and air quality in dozens of metropolitan areas has actually gotten worse over the last decade according to a new report from the Surface Transportation Policy Project. The study names transportation as a major contributor to air pollution nationwide, and calls on Congress to protect and strengthen clean air laws and funding.
Source: Surface Transportation Policy Project
Healthy People 2010 & Environmental Health
Abstract: This site is part of a national, public-private effort to provide easy access to information useful in the development of environmental health objectives and for other environmental health planning projects. It focuses on the six major topic areas within the Healthy People 2010 Environmental Health Focus Area: Outdoor Air Quality, Water Quality, Toxics and Wastes, Healthy Homes and Healthy Communities, Infrastructure and Surveillance, and Global Environmental Health.
Source: Public Health Foundation
Quality Growth Toolkit
Abstract: This toolkit provides advice to local governments on tools that may be used to put quality growth principles into practice at the local level. Search the toolkit by community issue or by keyword see the index for a listing of each tool.
Source: Georgia Quality Growth Partnership
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Hub Last Updated: 1/25/2013