Food additives should be taken into consideration
Overloaded: approaches to assess cumulative effects of food additives on brain development. Maricel V. Maffini, Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Blog, July 2, 2014. Understanding the health impact of chronic exposures to multiple chemicals in the diet is critical to reduce the disease burden and improve the well-being of future generations.
Multi-factorial influences on sex ratio
Multi-factorial influences on sex ratio: a spatio-temporal investigation of endocrine disruptor pollution and neighborhood stress. Ewan McDonald, Andrew Watterson, Andrew N. Tyler, John McArthur, E. Marion Scott, Maney Online, July, 2014. There was no overall concentration in Central Scotland of low sex ratio neighborhoods with areas where endocrine disruptor air pollution and deprivation or economic stress were high.
Fine particulate matter air pollution and blood pressure: The modifying role of psychosocial stress. Margaret T. Hicken, J. Timothy Dvonch, Amy J Schultz, Graciela Mentz, Paul Max, Science Direct, August 2014. This work contributes to an understanding of the ways in which the social and physical environments may jointly contribute to poor health and to health disparities.
High-Capacity wells permits don't need to consider cumulative impacts
High-Capacity Well Permit Protections in Effect in Wisconsin. David A. Crass, Anna J.Wildeman, Angela A. James, National Law Review, July 1, 2014. A statutory provision was passed in Wisconsin that provides that any application for a high-capacity well cannot be challenged on a claim that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) failed to consider cumulative impacts.
Provinces cumulative impacts framework
Conference tackles 'social license.' The Prince George Citizen, Frank Peebles, June 18, 2014. Stakeholders from government, industry and First Nations took turns explaining the new ways being applied to major industrial projects in the north. The main lesson from this process was the need for an integrated decision-making process.
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