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The Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program

presents

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE:


EXAMPLES FROM LOCAL COMMUNITIES
AND
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

A Panel Discussion featuring:

MIKE NAKAGAWA, Alewife Study Group,
the Cambridge neighborhood group focused on issues surrounding the contaminated W. R. Grace site. The group recently secured passage of a city-wide Asbestos Protection Ordinance;

DOUG BRUGGE, PhD., Tufts University School of Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine and Community Health,
who has studied the health effects of air pollution in Chinatown and environmental impacts on Native American reservations;

SETH JAFFE, Esq., Partner at Foley, Hoag, & Eliot,
will represent the industry perspective on environmental law;

JAMES YOUNGER, US Environmental Protection Agency,
New England Director of Civil Rights and Urban Affairs,

and
LOIS ADAMS, US Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Children's Health Protection, will represent the Federal policy perspective

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2000

6:00 - Complimentary Dinner 6:30-8:00 - Discussion
CAMBRIDGE RINDGE AND LATIN HIGH SCHOOL
495 Broadway Avenue, Cambridge, MA, In the Cafeteria


This symposium is organized by the following Boston Schweitzer fellows: Arshiya Baig, Tufts University School of Medicine; Jessica Diamond, Tufts Veterinary School; Jennie Green, Harvard School of Public Health; Jillian Ashley Martin, MGH Institute of Health Professions