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In Memoriam: Robert L. Eisenbach, Jr.
Robert L. (Bob) Eisenbach, Jr. was elected President of the Air Pollution Control Association (APCA), now A&WMA, in 1980 and was a member for nearly 50 years. He also served as Chairman of the Selection Committee, Chairman of the Honors and Awards Committee, and as Session Chair and Vice-Chair at many technical programs. View the In Memoriam in the September issue of EM.

In Memoriam: John D. McKenna
John (Jack) McKenna was an active member of A&WMA's Technical Council, Air Group, for more than 47 years. A member of the South Atlantic States Section's Board of Directors, he was a Fellow of A&WMA. View the In Memoriam in the August issue of EM.

Hold It! The Case for Hard Thinking, Honesty and Humility when Assessing Environmental Health Risks written by Joe Duckett and Jeffrey Pierce is the #1 new release in Environmental and Natural Resources on Amazon. 

History shows popular beliefs about environmental hazards and health risks — whether alarmist or dismissive — are often wrong. Leaded paint never protected human health. Acid mine drainage never protected us against Typhoid fever. Sulfur dioxide never prevented blindness or cleansed lungs. Banning straws won't alleviate oceanic plastic pollution. Government programs for re-powering with alternative energy won't arrest global climate change.

This thought-provoking book argues that we should "Hold It" long enough to follow facts and science before accepting environmental misconceptions. Published by Stairway Press.     Order now through Amazon!



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