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Keen on Green Clean Legislation for Schools: Press Conference, May 5th, 2009 at 11 AM in Room 1B of the Legislative Office Building, Hartford, CT. A statewide coalition of public health, education, environment and child advocacy leaders and legislators demonstrated their support for passage of HB 6496: An Act Concerning Green Cleaning Products in Schools. The press conference will focus on the health, educational, environmental and economic benefits of phasing in green cleaning in our schools as well as the costs and consequences of delaying the implementation of school green cleaning. CTN Broadcast of Press Conference.
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2007 Healthy Schools Hero: Diane Ethier, Pomfret Center, CT
Press Release/Media Advisory
National Healthy Schools Day 2007 Press Release
National Healthy Schools Day, April 24, 2006
The 2006 Advocacy Checklist provides updated information regarding Connecticut laws that deal with environmental health issues such as pesticides, bus idling and indoor air quality. The checklist also suggests steps parents and school staff can take to assess how effectively a school is adopting and implementing its IAQ program.
From 2000-2004 severe mold contamination in three Connecticut schools: McKinley Elementary (Fairfield), Plainfield High School (Plainfield) and Staples Elementary (Easton) illustrated how poor management of IAQ issues (e.g. failure to replace a leaky roof) can cause serious health and financial consequences . . . [Complete press release here]
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