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Legionella in a COVID-19 World – a Free Webinar

 

About the Program:

Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of Legionnella, the bacteria that can grow in building HVAC and water systems and causes Legionnaires Disease, a severe, and sometimes fatal, form of pneumonia. Understanding Legionnella is especially critical as schools and other buildings […]

Addison County VT: COVID-19 – BUSINESS UPDATE 3/18/20 & URGENT REQUEST

URGENT REQUEST:

The Agency of Commerce and Community Development is currently seeking manufacturers and construction companies with a supply of N95 face-masks to consider assisting in the state’s response to the COVID-19 virus by making these masks available to healthcare providers immediately.N95 face-masks are a critical tool needed to ensure our healthcare professionals are able […]

Yesterday, coronavirus was declared an international pandemic. Already, there are 129,589 known cases and 4,749 deaths globally.1

Now, it’s even more critical that our government takes action to protect public health. Fortunately, legislation introduced today would provide real help for struggling families. However, Republicans in the Senate are threatening to block this urgent bill.2

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UVM Medical Center’s New Solar Array

George Harvey

UVM Medical Center on Holly Court in Williston, Vermont, has a new solar array on the facility’s roof. It has an impressive peak capacity of 198 kilowatts. An aerial photograph taken from directly above it shows clearly the striking fact that very nearly all of the roof was used […]

Sustainability at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Photo: Ken Gallager, Wikimedia Commons.

George Harvey

The sustainability program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH goes back to 1996, when the staff started taking a hard look at waste management. Waste is a particularly difficult problem for medical […]

Can the Healthcare Sector Match Big Tech in Going 100 Percent Renewable?

Danny Kennedy

It seems as though every month for years, some company in the digital set has committed to, or better yet, achieved 100% renewable power supply. Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon all have pledged to go 100% ー and some have made it, at least with their energy-intensive data centers. Even data center company, […]

Solar for Better Health Systems

Cedar Hill’s solar field was installed by Norwich Solar Technologies in November 2018. Courtesy photo.

George Harvey

Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) recently built three projects that are interestingly related. All three involve health care providers that chose NST to install new solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Solar system at Washington […]

Your Health & Climate Change

SAVE the DATE DECEMBER 3-4, 2018 • 24HOURSOFREALITY.ORG

We couldn’t wait to share the good news: 24 Hours of Reality is back!

Once again, we’ll travel across the Earth for 24 hours to learn more about how fossil fuels and climate change are creating unique health risks that threaten the wellness of families and […]

We Have a Problem

By George Harvey

The status quo is widepread environmental destruction. We have all the solutions we need, but some people prefer the status quo. For now, they are getting their way.

Populations of black-footed kittiwakes have declined nearly 80% since the 1980s. (RSPB photo)

We have a problem. The bad news […]

EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities

EPA is making grant money available for New England communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life.

EPA New England’s Healthy Communities Grant Program is currently accepting initial proposals for projects that will benefit one or more New England communities. EPA plans to award a total […]