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Environmental Hypersensitivity Association of Ontario
Promotes concerns about the adverse health effects of natural inhalents and chemicals in the air, food and water. Promotes public awareness and provides information to individuals about a healthier approach to improve the quality of everyday living. Also provides workshops, seminars and accurate information about healthy environments, preventative measures and current medical research. Publishes literature on a variety of environmental subjects. Provides opportunities to network and discuss difficulties on a person-to-person basis with knowledgeable people in a support group setting.
World Wildlife Federation - United Kingdom
Seeks to influence global environmental issues through responsible actions, raises crucial environmental issues with policy-makers, business and industries, around the world.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  
http://www.epa.gov/

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

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CAREX Canada  
http://www.carexcanada.ca/en/

A national surveillance project that estimates the number of Canadians exposed to substances associated with cancer in the workplace and community environments. These estimates provide significant support for targeting exposure reduction strategies and cancer prevention programs.

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Breast Cancer Fund  
http://www.breastcancerfund.org/

Works to show the connections between breast cancer and exposures to chemicals and radiation in everyday environments. Translates the growing body of scientific evidence linking breast cancer and environmental exposures into public education and advocacy campaigns that protect health and reduce breast cancer risk. Attempts to transform how our society thinks about and uses chemicals and radiation  with the goal of preventing breast cancer and sustaining health and life.

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Collaborative on Health and the Environment   
http://www.healthandenvironment.org/index.php

An international partnership committed to strengthening the scientific and public dialogue on the impact of environmental factors on human health and catalyzing initiatives to address these concerns. Leverages mainstream health-affected constituencies in the environmental health science revolution and engages researchers, health professionals, and environmental health and justice advocates from diverse sectors. Founded in 2002, an international partnership of over 4,000 individuals and organizations in 45 countries and 48 states, including scientists, health professionals, health-affected groups, nongovernmental organizations and other concerned citizens, committed to improving human and ecological health.

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Sandra Steingraber  
http://steingraber.com

Website of Sandra Steingraber, poet, ecologist and author of numerous books on environmental links to cancer and other diseases (Having Faith, Living Downstream).

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Canadian Environmental Network (cen) – chemical management plan capacity building project  
http://www.cen-rce.org/CMP/indexcmp.html

Works with Environmental Defence (ED) to inform the public about the federal government’s Chemical Management Plan and to increase public involvement in the Plan. Regular updates and information on the website.


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Nuclear Information and Resource Service  
www.nirs.org

Founded in 1978 to be the US national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. Has expanded both programatically and geographically to initiate large-scale organizing and public education campaigns on specific issues, such as preventing construction of new reactors, radioactive waste transportation, deregulation of radioactive materials, and more. With international programs and affiliation with WISE (World Information Service on Energy) the network spans more than a dozen offices and programs across the globe. 

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TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc.)  
http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/home.php

An prevention-driven organization that focuses primarily on the human health and environmental problems caused by low-dose and/or ambient exposure to chemicals that interfere with development and function, called endocrine disruptors.  Its large databases on this topic are available for those concerned about public health and environmental quality. 

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