NEHA Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

Author:Gustafson, Maddie
Position:NEHA NEWS - National Environmental Health Association

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to participate in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets to support a healthy and sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. 1970 was a pivotal year in environmental health as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was established, as well as the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts.

To celebrate this monumental anniversary, NEHA has partnered with community-based organizations to provide resources, activities, and opportunities to actively participate in Earth Day! In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, NEHA will coordinate a volunteer event to beneht the local community for all staff to participate in. We will also offer an association-wide telework day in support of reducing carbon emissions and conduct a survey with...

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