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What Works? What Doesn't?: Is Society Capable of Protecting the Health of Its Citizens and the Environment from the Effects of Toxic Chemicals?

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Website: NonProfit Accountability Project
Living On Toxic Ground: Daly city residents may finally get heard
Fighting Toxics: Visit GreenAction and Learn How to Fight Toxics
Digital Nation: AOL-Time Warner Merger Could Steer Internet Down Wrong Road
MTBE: Learn More About the MTBE Gasoline Additive
Call for Contributions: Perspectives on Corporate Citizenship
New Website: Link - Find Real World Research Projects
New Website: Natural Logic
Directory: Community Environmental & Health Organizations Around the World
EJ Maps: West Harlem Environmental Action Community Risk Maps

Our Recent Projects:
Chemical Accident Preparedness
Taking the Pulse of Silicon
Valley's Environment, SVEP

Multiple Toxic Sources
1997 TRI Maps
Cumulative Exposure Project
Community GIS Mapserver
Contaminated Groundwater
EDF Chemical Scorecard
Fort Ord Toxics Project
Environmental Inequality
Santa Cruz County Profiles:
Air Quality
Drinking Water
Surface Water
Hazardous Waste
Toxic Releases
Watershed

Santa Cruz TRI - An history of toxic releases plus other toxics in our area.

Lists and Newsletters:
Powell's Bookstore - Free Newsletter.
RMP-Watch - "Worst Case Scenarios" of chemical accidents.
Loka Alerts - The Loka Institute
The Networker - Science and Environmental Health Network
Rachel's Environment & Health Weekly
Tell us what you think -
Comments? Questions? Projects?

Featured Resources:
21st Century Project
Information Habitat
Global Right-To-Know
Community Research
Pollution Maps
UNEP Chemicals
RTK Net
Natural Step


Books About Globalization:
BIG BUSINESS, POOR PEOPLES THE POST-CORPORATE WORLD GLOBAL SPIN FALSE DAWN HIGH TECHNOLOGY AND LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES CORPORATE PREDATORS GREEN BACKLASH EARTH FOR SALE CORPORATIONS ARE GONNA GET YOUR MOMMA WHEN CORPORATIONS RULE THE WORLD THE CASE AGAINST THE GLOBAL ECONOMY THE GROWTH ILLUSION CORPORATE PLANET NATURAL CAPITALISM ONE WORLD, READY OR NOT AGAINST THE GRAIN PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH & THE ENVIRONMENT FARMAGEDDON THE NEW RESOURCE WARS GOING LOCAL FUTURE IN PLAIN SIGHT DIVIDED PLANET COUNTRY OF EXILES EMPIRE WILDERNESS EARTH ODYSSEY ENDS OF THE EARTH MORTGAGING THE EARTH UNDERSTANDING GLOBALIZATION RICH MEDIA, POOR DEMOCRACY SOCIOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTALISM, GLOBALIZATION UNIVERSITIES AND GLOBALIZATION WHAT IS GLOBALIZATION -- Even More Books --

News & Articles of Interest:
Smart Cure for Traffic Congestion
Earth Future Great New Book & Website
Environmental Challenges Predicted to Multiply in the 21st Century
Charges of Racial Insensitivity Beset Environmentalists
Support Your Local Corporate Crime Police
Call for Papers - Shaping the Network Society The Future of the Public Sphere in Cyberspace.
AccountAbility Institute of Social and Ethical Accountability.
SustainAbility.
Privileged Class - Bush pushes secrecy for environmental audits.
Union Carbide - Depraved indifference to human life.
Survivors of Indian cyclone now face burns in toxic spills.
Two new global environmental reporting web sites: the Global Reporting Initiative and International Corporate Environmental Reporting.
Cell Phone killing you? (part 1).
Cell Phone killing you? (part 2).
Baldwin speaks for anti-radiation group.
Groups call underwater mud potential U.S. disaster.
California's Environment Threatened by Global Warming.
Most smaller chemical firms not ready for year 2000.
HANFORD: Radioactive waste threatens to overflow 1 million gallon tank.
Senate Gags EPA and Enviro-Groups.
Turnaround decade - Time's about up. UN paints grim global picture.
Science out of touch.
Raining Mercury!
Loggers Assault Protesters, Burn Camp.
Congress Attacks EJ.
How corporations control public outrage.
Cancer, Inc.
Global warming will release old viruses.
Monsanto's eco-terrorism - activists fight back against.
EPA Employees Indicted on Felony Charges of Perjury and Obstruction of Justice.
What's in your backyard? - great pollution maps, very fast, and no java applets to slow it down.

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Right to Know Resources:
Putting Breast Cancer on the Map.
American People's Dioxin Report.
Sociodemographic Data Used For Identifying Potentially Highly Exposed Populations.
OBM Watch.
Chemical Scorecard.
Focus on the Corporation.
Common Dreams News Center.
National Hispanic Environmental Council.
Corporate Predators.
Indigenous Environmental Network.
EPA American Indian Environmental Office.
Center for Y2K & Society.
Association for Community Netorks.
"Spirit of the Buffalo" Gathering.
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.
ATSDR Report on Chemical Terrorism.
What TRI Means and Why We Need More NOT Less Public Disclosure of Chemical Hazards.
Global Right-To-Know (PRTR) Resources.
Pollution Maps Around the Globe.
Sector Facility Index Project.
World Health Organization: Protection of the Human Environment.
Counterpoise: an alternative review journal.
Real Time environmental information.
Social Responsibilities Roundtable (ALA).
Latest TRI Maps & Reports.
Community-Based Research.
Y2K Resources.
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).
Right to Know (EPA).
PIRG: Right to Know Campaign.
Right to Know Network.
Eugene, OR Right to Know.
Integrated Urban Air Toxics Strategy.
Risk Screening Environmental Indicators.
Cumulative Exposure Project.
Worst Case Scenarios.
Corporations, Subsidies, Railroads & Clearcuts.
Federal Land Exchanges.
Mining Toxics, Land Grants, Forest Issues.
Implementing the Precautionary Principle.
Globalization & Environment:
White House fact sheets and administrative order on trade and the environment.
World's major rivers are going dry or are polluted.

WebMap & GIS Resources:
EPA EnviroMapper.
HealthMap.
AGIS for Windows: A Simple Mapping and GIS Shareware Package.
The Community Mapping Assistance Project (CMAP).
Community 2020 Mapping Software (HUD).
GIS/GEO Career Center.
Fedstats.
USGS GAP Analysis.
EPA Environmental Atlas.
Terraserver.
1990 US Census Online.
GIS Resources at Berkeley.
Maptitude GIS.
Society for Conservation GIS.
ICBEMP Spatial Data.
Landview III data from RTK Net.
National Atlas of the United States.
National Atlas Map Layers Warehouse.
Bureau- of Transportation Statistics GIS Data.
Free GIS Layers.
Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
EPA Envirofacts

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Recommended Books:
THE GLOBAL 2000 REPORT
THE COMING GLOBAL SUPERSTORM
PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH & THE ENVIRONMENT: Implementing the Precautionary Principle
SHOULD WE RISK IT?: Exploring Environmental, Health, and Technological Problem Solving
LIVING DOWNSTREAM: A Scientist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment
THE POLITICS OF CANCER REVISITED
TOXIC DECEPTION: How the Chemical Industry Manipulates Science, Bends the Law, and Endangers Your Health
GENERATIONS AT RISK: Reproductive Health and the Environment
FIRE ON THE PLATEAU: Conflict and Endurance in the American Southwest
THE NEW RESOURCE WARS: Native and Environmental Struggles Against Multinational Corporations
THE STATE OF NATIVE AMERICA: Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance
IN A BARREN LAND: American Indian Dispossession and Survival
IF YOU POISON US: Uranium and Native Americans
ECOCIDE OF NATIVE AMERICA: Environmental Destruction of Indian Lands and Peoples (Foreword by Howard Zinn)
DEFENDING MOTHER EARTH: Native American Perspectives on Environmental Justice
THE NATIONS WITHIN: The Past and Future of American Indian Sovereignty
RED EARTH, WHITE LIES: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Fact
STRUGGLE FOR THE LAND: Indigenous Resistance to Genocide, Ecocide, and Expropriation in Contemporary North America
CHANGES IN THE LAND: Indians Colonists and the Ecology of New England
OUR STOLEN FUTURE: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?-A Scientific Detective Story
THE LAST STAND: The War Between Wall Street and Main Street over California's Ancient Redwoods
Recommended Books:
NATURAL CAPITALISM: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
CORPORATE PREDATORS: The Hunt for Mega-Profits and the Attack on Democracy
RICH MEDIA, POOR DEMOCRACY: Communication Politics in Dubious Times
THE POST-CORPORATE WORLD: Life After Capitalism -REVIEW-
GLOBAL SPIN: The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism
FALSE DAWN: The Delusions of Global Capitalism
MUDDLING THROUGH: Pursuing Science and Truths in the Twenty-First Century
HIGH TECHNOLOGY AND LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES: Prospects for the Positive Use of Advanced Information Technology.
DEMOCRACY AND TECHNOLOGY
SHAPING THE SIERRA: Nature, Culture, and Conflict in the Changing West
THE HEART OF AMERICA: Our Landscape, Our Future
RAILROADS & CLEARCUTS: Legacy of Congress's 1864 Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grant
LEWIS MUMFORD AND THE ECOLOGICAL REGION: The Politics of Planning
RIVERS OF EMPIRE: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West
THE PIRACY OF AMERICA: Profiteering in the Public Domain
SILENT SPRING
AMERICA BY DESIGN: Science, Technology and the Rise of Corporate Capitalism
TOOLS FOR CONVIVIALITY: Social Questions
THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION
OUR LAND AND LAND POLICY
THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASS
THE PAULO FREIRE READER
MAN AND NATURE
WHERE WE LIVE: A Citizen's Guide to Conducting a Community Environmental Inventory
CARTOGRAPHIES OF DANGER: Mapping Hazards in America

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