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Margo Young (
Children's Environmental Health
(206) 553-1287

Alanna Conley (
Healthy Schools
(503) 326-6831


Questions about lead?
Maria Tartaglia (

Questions about indoor air/radon?
Davis Zhen (

Questions about construction/demolition?
John Pavitt (

Questions about air quality?
Brook Madrone (

Questions about air quality in tribal communities?
Erin McTigue (

Questions about pest management?
Juliann Barta (

Questions about PCBs?
Michelle Mullin (

Questions about pollution prevention or Energy Star?
Carolyn Gangmark (

Questions about environmental education?
Sally Hanft (

Questions about environmental justice?
Running Grass (

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Protecting children where they live, learn & play

The Pacific Northwest and Alaska are home to more than 3 million children under the age of 18. Children are exposed to environmental threats every day - often in their homes, schools and child cares. Protecting their health is a priority.

Learn what you can do:

What's New?

America's Children and the Environment

America’s Children and the Environment is an EPA report that presents key information on environmental stressors that can affect children’s health. In January 2013, EPA released an updated third edition of this report (ACE3) that shows the status and trends of:

  • Environments and contaminants (contaminants in air, water, food, and soil and other environmental conditions)
  • Biomonitoring (chemicals measured in the bodies of mothers and children)
  • Health (childhood diseases and health outcomes)

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