As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers which rules and regulations to maintain, weaken, or strengthen, GHHI has submitted three public comments on regulations that the EPA is considering altering.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) Announce Release of New Videos on Lead Poisoning Prevention
Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and The Green & Healthy Initiative (GHHI) have released two new videos on best practices for lead poisoning prevention and treatment.
Baltimore, MD May 9, 2017—The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), following a national competition, has awarded grants and support to the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (Buffalo, NY), Health Net of West Michigan (Grand Rapids, MI), Le Bonheur Community Health and Well-Being (Memphis, TN), and Partners for a Healthier Community (Springfield, MA) to advance their Pay for Success (PFS) projects.
The President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 includes cuts to programs within HUD, CDC, and EPA that are vital to the effort to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. These programs provide funding for lead hazard control and repair, surveillance and follow up services, and lead-safe renovation training and practices.
Yesterday, GHHI along with our partners at National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH), Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), and Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (LEHA) released a letter written to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt concerning proposed cuts to lead funding in the administration’s upcoming budget proposal.