Environmental Health Public Health

Policy memo: Reducing pollution burden of disadvantaged communities through AB32

Executive Summary: Alternative allocation of Cap-and-Trade allowance auction proceeds should be considered to protect disadvantaged communities that disproportionately bear the pollution burden of high greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting facilities. Poor air quality caused by GHG emissions can have deleterious effects on the environment and human health. Since the implementation of Cap-and-Trade under Assembly Bill (AB) …

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Are mental health service providers accessible to those in need?

Rent burden is experienced by those spending at least 30 percent of the household income on rent. This leaves little available money each month to pay for other expenses including food, healthcare, childcare, transportation, and clothes, and people who are severely burdened are living in constant fear of eviction and homelessness. The financial strain caused …

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