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News releases

Data omission in key EPA insecticide study shows need for review of industry analysis
August 18, 2020 |View

More research and consistent workplace rules are needed to protect worker health and safety in the cannabis industry
August 5, 2020 |View

Videos: If you fish the Duwamish in Seattle, better eat the salmon — Comer el salmón, Ăn cá hồi, បរិភោគត្រីសាម៉ុង — and here’s how
June 24, 2020 |View

75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic
June 23, 2020 |View

EarthLab announces Innovation Grant recipients for 2020
May 17, 2020 |View

Agricultural pickers in US to see unsafely hot workdays double by 2050
April 28, 2020 |View

University of Washington, PATH and Scientific Methods Inc. collaborate to develop and market new environmental surveillance tool for polio eradication
April 24, 2020 |View

UW DEOHS researcher identifies workers most harmed by economic disruption due to COVID-19
March 26, 2020 |View

‘Sushi parasites’ have increased 283-fold in past 40 years
March 20, 2020 |View

Millions of US workers at risk of infections on the job, UW researchers calculate, emphasizing need to protect against COVID-19
March 9, 2020 |View

Effectiveness of travel bans-–readily used during infectious disease outbreaks-–is mostly unknown, study finds
February 13, 2020 |View

Communities around Sea-Tac Airport exposed to a unique mix of air pollution associated with aircraft
December 3, 2019 |View

News release: Worker health in the gig economy
September 26, 2019 |View

Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
August 13, 2019 |View

Offspring of pregnant women exposed to high level of pollutants may have lower IQs
July 19, 2019 |View

In the news

Mapping Environmental Health Disparities
August 6, 2022 | South Seattle Emerald | Featured: Esther Min View

Study Underscores That Exposure to Air Pollution Harms Brain Development in the Very Young
August 6, 2022 | Inside Climate News | Featured: Catherine Karr View

This map shows health disparities for WA census tracts. Check out your town’s health risks
August 5, 2022 | The News Tribune | Featured: Esther Min View

Climate Change: The World Needs To Start Preparing For The Worst
August 2, 2022 | Forbes | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Seattle is decades away from the heat mitigation it needs
July 28, 2022 | The Urbanist | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

As scorching heat hangs on, residents take steps to stay cool and beat the dangerous heat
July 27, 2022 | KOMO News | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

For the Methow Valley, wildfire smoke has created a 'fifth' season
July 20, 2022 | KUOW | Featured: Joel D. Kaufman, Nicole Errett View

Opinion: Demand congressional action on clean energy
July 19, 2022 | Seattle Times | Featured: Howard Frumkin View

How King County is preparing for extreme heat this summer
July 15, 2022 | Crosscut | Featured: Tania M Busch Isaksen View

A hypothetical weather forecast for 2050 is already coming true
July 15, 2022 | CNN | Featured: Kristie L. Ebi View

Air pollution can harm kids' brains
July 14, 2022 | Futurity | Featured: Catherine Karr View

‘Disturbing’: Weedkiller ingredient tied to cancer found in 80% of US urine samples
July 9, 2022 | The Guardian | Featured: Lianne Sheppard, Cynthia Curl View

Economic and housing crises cause more separations between families and pets
July 6, 2022 | Real Change | Featured: Vickie Ramirez, UW Center for One Health Research View

Lessons learned in the Pacific Northwest from the deadly 2021 ‘heat dome’
June 30, 2022 | KNKX | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View

Under the heat dome: How Seattle sweltered—and survived—during three blistering days
June 27, 2022 | Seattle Met | Featured: Jeremy J Hess View