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  1. Environmental Justice and the Anacostia Watershed

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    The Anacostia River was for many years known as Washington, DC's "forgotten river" for its historical neglect relative to the more famous Potomac. The river begins with a series of…

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    • Connecting the Science of Disproportionate Impact to Environmental Justice Law and Policy: As the Science Advances Why are EJ Co

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      For over thirty years, environmental justice activists and advocates have fought to address the disproportionate impacts in environmental justice communities. Research by the United Church of Christ,…

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      • Session H1: Connecting the Science of Disproportionate Impact to Environmental Justice Law and Policy: As the Science Advances W

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        For over thirty years, environmental justice activists and advocates have fought to address the disproportionate impacts in environmental justice communities. Research by the United Church of Christ,…

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        • The Use of Health Impact Assessments (HIA) to Address Negative Land Use Impacts and Improve Community Sustainability and Quality

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          Across the nation, many public health, community development, and planning practitioners and advocates have joined the movement to use Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to improve environmental quality,…

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          • Traffic, Air Pollution, and Environmental Health Disparities

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            The Washington, DC region including Maryland and Virginia has an extensive road network with millions of vehicles including diesel trucks and buses that emit criteria air pollutants (CAPs)(including…

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            • Best Practices in Planning and Sustainable Communities

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              Years of deindustrialization, disinvestment, suburbanization, gentrification, and poor planning has led to the some communities in Maryland and Washington, DC having poor infrastructure, high concentration…

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              • Environmental Justice and Children’s Environmental Health: Current and Emerging Issues

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                Children are a subpopulation that is sensitive to environmental exposures. They are more susceptible to these exposures because their immune systems are still developing, high breathing rates,…

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                • The Affordable Care Act and the Maryland Health Improvement and Health Disparities Reduction Act

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                  This session from the First Annual Symposium On Environmental Justice And Environmental Health Disparities In Maryland And DC, hosted by the University of Maryland School of Public Health, asked "How…

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                  • The Affordable Care Act and the Maryland Health Improvement and Health Disparities Reduction Act: How Can Implementation Lead to

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                    With the recent passage of the Affordable Care Act and the Maryland Health Improvement and Health Disparities Reduction Act, environmental justice advocates have an opportunity to leverage these laws…

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                    • Vernice Miller-Travis Keynote Address

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                      Environmental Justice and Environmental Health Disparities: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions Environmental justice leader Vernice Miller-Travis, principal at the environmental consulting group…

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                      • UMIACS Presentation by Amitabh Varshney

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                        • Calcium Requirements for Optimizing Peak Bone Mass in Adolescents

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                          Dr. Connie Weaver, Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University, discusses calcium metabolism in teens and the factors affecting development of peak bone…

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