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Alzheimer Disease: Brain Disorders
Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other forms of neurodegenerative disease are the fastest-growing cause of death around the world. The epidemic has more to do with misinformation and mismanagement than age. Defend yourself with facts and smart choices.
Audubon – Florida Everglades Report
Center For Food Safety
A national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization working to protect human health and the environment by curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and by promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture.
Cornell Waste Management Institute
The majority of U.S. sewage sludges, a by-product of wastewater treatment, are applied to land. There are risks and benefits associated with the nutrients, organic matter, chemical contaminants and pathogens they contain.
The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE)
A Searchable Database Showing the Roles Various Substances Play in Triggering Approximately 180 Diseases. CHE is made up of over 3,500 scientists, organizations, doctors, and researchers worldwide who are tracking the links between a wide range of substances and chronic disease.
Dr. David Lewis
www.focusforhealth.org Youtube Facebook
EPA whistleblower, internationally renowned microbiologist, first ran into trouble at the agency when he questioned the science behind the policy of allowing farmers to use sewage sludge from wastewater treatment plants as free fertilizer.
Food & Water Watch
Champions healthy food and clean water for all. We stand up to corporations that put profits before people, and advocate for a democracy that improves people’s lives and protects our environment.
Georgia Water Coalition
Smart water management is key to achieving sustainable growth, allowing economic development and conservation to exist side by side. The Georgia Water Coalition is a group of more than 230 organizations representing well over a quarter of a million Georgians. (excellent statewide annual highlight of environmental issues)
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
A global source of public health policy information from the Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy. IATP is rooted in family farms, facing globalization, building sustainable lifestyles, safe foods and healthy ecosystems.
Organic Consumers Association
An online and grassroots non-profit public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability; deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children’s health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics.
The Center for Media and Democracy is a national watchdog group that conducts in-depth investigations into corruption and the undue influence of corporations on media and democracy.
Resource Institute for Low Entropy Systems
(RILES) is dedicated to protect public health and the environment by supporting non-depleting, non-wasting, non-polluting methods and technologies for sustainable development.
The nation’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization.
Sierra Club Water Sentinels
TEDX – Endocrine Disruption Exchange
Organization dedicated to compiling scientific evidence on the health and environmental problems caused by low-dose exposure for endocrine disrupting chemicals.
World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry
The goal of our Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry is to phase out the use of amalgam, a 50% mercury product — worldwide.
General Sewage Sludge Information Websites
Substantial website based on direct experience of sludge/biosolids disposal sites since 1989. The scientific documentation is published in this sludge/biosolids diary so that others do not have to spend 17 years collecting documents.
No Sludge Dumping Florida
Reliable scientific information concerning public health and environmental risks associated with land-applying recycled waste products, including processed sewage sludges (biosolids) containing potentially hazardous chemical and biological wastes.
Land application of sewage sludge has been promoted by EPA since 1993 as the preferred method of sludge disposal but many find this practice questionable. Sludge News is a national campaign to stop the disposal of toxic sludge on land.
Website dedicated to gathering info about medical issues and concerns, nationally and state – “Real people are sick and dying across this Country from exposure to sewage sludge pollutants in biosolids.”
Stop Sludge Dumping: Texas
Vermonters Against Toxic Sludge
Substantial website to Protect Health and The Environment From Sewage Sludge/Biosolids
Books & More – Suggestions
“Science for Sale: How the US Government Uses Powerful Corporations and Leading Universities to Support Government Policies, Silence Top Scientists, Jeopardize Our Health, and Protect Corporate Profits”
by David L. Lewis, PhD
“FROM THE FILES OF A WHISTLEBLOWER, Or how EPA was captured by the industry it regulated”
BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM SANJOUR
“Toxic Sludge Is Good For You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry”
by John Stauber and Sheldon Rampton
“Only One Chance: How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development–and How to Protect the Brains of the Next Generation”
by Philippe Grandjean, MD, PhD