Category Archives: EHW News

Register now for the Race, Food & Justice Conference

Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 10, 2013 – Local and national leaders in urban farming will gather for a two-day conference April 25 and 26 at Case Western Reserve University. The conference aims to create a dialog about food, farming, race, … Continue reading

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Asthma on the rise in the U.S.

MSN – January 25, 2012 – Lead levels in young children in the United States have declined dramatically in recent decades, according to government figures released Friday. But the new report on the environment and children’s health also found a … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Support Needed for Climate Change

EcoWatch, 1/10-2013 -Extreme heat, drought, storms and other weather disasters are increasingly fueled by climate change and affect everyone regardless of political affiliation. Now two scientists—one who has usually voted for Republicans, the other for Democrats—have come together to urge … Continue reading

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Bedbug Conference held in Middleburg Heights

WOIO, November 15, 2012 – Health officials say bed bugs are making their way into more homes.  They’re not just in hotel rooms, they can be in movie theatres or public seating anywhere even on buses. “We’re having such a … Continue reading

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Ohio building codes & better energy performance

Green City Blue Lake, 11/16/2012 -What’s so striking about the ratcheting up of building codes in Ohio is not that it took a few more years than average for the Buckeye state to adopt the 2009 standard from the International … Continue reading

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EHW helped the Lewis’ reduce indoor health hazards

The Plain Dealer, October 24, 2012 – The Lewis’ home is filled with asthma triggers such as, mold, cockroaches, pet dander and dust mites. During a recent visit to the Lewis’ home, Akbar Tyler with EHW educated the residents about how these … Continue reading

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Dispatch from Ohio, land of public markets & urban farms

Grist, 9/27/2012 – This past weekend, I traveled to Cleveland to attend the eighth International Public Markets Conference, presented by the Project for Public Spaces. The three-day conference is geared primarily toward practitioners — farmers market managers, food hub facilitators, … Continue reading

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Deputy HUD Secretary calls roundtable to build on EHW-Case Western Reserve program

The Plain Dealer, September 21, 2012 – National asthma and housing experts gathered at Case Western Reserve University on Friday to pitch a plan that could drastically reduce childhood hospitalizations. The invitation-only session highlighted a small, grant-supported research study in … Continue reading

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2012 Cuyahoga County Bed Bug Conference

The Cuyahoga County Bed Bug Task Force (CCBBTF) invites you to attend the 3rd annual Cuyahoga County Bed Bug Educational Conference. Conference speakers will provide a wide variety of perspectives and will discuss topics including: Bed Bug Basics – How To … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Summit, September 20-21

On September 20-21st, 2012, Sustainable Cleveland 2019 will host the 4th Annual Sustainability Summit at Cleveland Public Auditorium. Sustainable Cleveland 2019 was founded in 2009 by Mayor Frank G. Jackson to build an economic engine to empower a green city on a blue lake. … Continue reading

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