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  • More than 750,000 people die prematurely from dirty air every year that is generated by making goods in one location that will be sold elsewhere. Some of those deaths are a result of air pollution that has blown across national borders. Howard Frumkin is quoted. In the News
    The Seattle Times | March 29, 2017
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    March 24, 2017
  • Industries with high potential for lead exposure, including construction put workers at elevated risk of lead poisoning, write Rachel Shaffer and Steven Gilbert in an op-ed. In the News
    The Seattle Times | August 1, 2016