Environment and Human Health, Inc.’s (EHHI) report details visits to local health departments as part of their wood smoke project funded for the year September 8, 2015 to September 8, 2016, and partially supported by the Forrest and Frances Lattner Foundation.
Download Report of Environment and Human Health, Inc’s wood smoke project (funded for the year September 8, 2015 to September 8, 2016.)
The report was submitted by Patricia Taylor, Project Director and Deputy Outreach Director for Environment and Human Health, Inc.
• Encourage municipal governments to ban OWFs.
• Empower local Departments of Health to enforce wood smoke issues.
• Educate and assist residents on their risks and rights pertaining to OWFs and wood smoke.
The underlying principle of this project has been to empower Local Departments of Health to help protect the public from wood smoke issues by using all available state and local statutes, ordinances, and zoning regulations. Response at the local and state agencies has been positive to very positive about Environment and Human Health, Inc.’s work on this project.