Announcing the next phase of The New England Food System Resilience Fund. Learn More

February / 2002

Commonweal

To develop state and national alliances of constituencies with health problems linked to chemical exposures and the health professionals who support them; to develop these alliances within the learning and developmental disability communities nationally; to strengthen public and professional awareness of existing science linking health outcomes to chemical exposure and to encourage further scientific understanding of these linkages; and to link these alliances of chemically health-affected groups and health professionals who support them to public policy campaigns such as the precautionary principle or the phase-out of persistent, bioaccumulative toxins.