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In Memoriam: Amy Vickery
Amy Vickery served as a member of the Board of Directors for A&WMA's Mississippi Chapter and Southern Section. View the obituary.

In Memoriam: Michael DeBusschere
Michael DeBusschere served as A&WMA President in 2000, as well as Chair of the Sections & Chapters Council and Chair of the East Central Section. He also founded the Kentucky Chapter and initiated A&WMA's designation as a delegate to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. View the In Memoriam in the June 2023 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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