Health Groups Urge HHS To Ensure Equity In Climate Mitigation Measures

April 7, 2021
A coalition of healthcare, environmental and scientific groups is urging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take steps to ensure equitable distribution of public health benefits from the Biden administration’s efforts to mitigate greenhouse gases with an emphasize on protecting disadvantaged communities. The recommendations, from groups including the American Public Health Association, California Communities Against Toxic, American College of Preventive Medicine, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society and American Psychological Association, are the latest from advocates weighing...

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