Learning from Success: Health Agency Effort to Improve Community Involvement in Communities Affected by Hazardous Waste Sites

Learning from Success: Health Agency Effort to Improve Community Involvement in Communities Affected by Hazardous Waste Sites

by Henry S. Cole, Mark A. Stevens
     
 

Examines the community involvement practices of health agencies in areas affected by hazardous waste sites, focusing on the period from 1990 to 1995. It identifies sites that both agency & community officials characterize as success stories, determines factors contributing to success, & provides examples of successful practices, & recommendations for improvement. In… See more details below

Overview

Examines the community involvement practices of health agencies in areas affected by hazardous waste sites, focusing on the period from 1990 to 1995. It identifies sites that both agency & community officials characterize as success stories, determines factors contributing to success, & provides examples of successful practices, & recommendations for improvement. In addition, the study makes recommendations of practices to optimize agency responses in minority &/or low-income communities, & assesses the extent & efficacy of health education provided to Superfund communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788148507
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
219

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