Project Title & Description
ELIMINATING EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS AT DAY-CARE CENTERS IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION OF NEW YORK
This project supports the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, pursuant to Public Law 112-74. Clean and Healthy New York, Inc. and the Child Care Council, Inc. will expand the Children�s Environmental Health Network Eco-Healthy Child CareŽ program to work with 480 child care providers in the Great Lakes region of New York to reduce and eliminate EPA "chemicals of concern" in day care facilities. Expected results include reductions in the use and release of more than 11,000 kg of targeted chemicals over 5 years.