Smart Science & Policy for Our Health and Environment
Helping achieve successful outcomes on policy change initiatives through detailed analysis, thoughtful solutions, and effective supporting resources.
Research & Analysis
Exploring environmental health problems and defining sustainable solutions through insightful analysis of science, policy and practice.
Crafting outreach strategies for educating communities and building coalitions to support actions that protect people and our environment.
Designing and implementing informed and strategic actions that build support for smart policies and legislation.
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Clean air and healthy lungs are even more important for staying well during the COVID-19 pandemic. Local officials in Thurston County acted to restrict vaping in public spaces to reduce exposure to the many harmful chemicals in vapor, including nicotine and known...
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A worker sorting materials at a recycling facility feels a needle pierce their protective glove. Once again used syringes were tossed into a recycling bin by a confused or unaware resident. The recycling line is shut down while the worker is assisted and co-workers...