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Sanitation technology and the disabled

This is too important for just a Tumblr note. Appropriate technology, especially when it comes to clean water and toilet systems, cannot be emphasized enough. It also takes forethought and the ability to put one’s self into another’s position. To … Continue reading

Digest: Tumblr 2008mar09

These digests are described here, Briefs 5a, now Tumblrd [preparedness, accessibility] Horseradish smell fire-alarm for waking up deaf people http://www.boingboing.net/2008/03/09/horseradish-smell-fi.html Horseradish smell fire-alarm for waking up deaf people Nelson sez, “Japanese researchers have developed a fire alarm that sprays the … Continue reading

Public involvement how-to readings

I don’t use the term “stakeholders” because of my experience with the US Department of Energy. Too often when an institution or agency speaks about “stakeholders” they mean they hold the stake while the community gets stucked. I am after … Continue reading

Adverse birth outcomes associated with open dumpsites in Alaska Native Villages

Adverse birth outcomes associated with open dumpsites in Alaska Native Villages. Gilbreath S, Kass PH Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Sep 15; 164(6): 518-28 This retrospective cohort study evaluated adverse birth outcomes in infants whose birth records indicated maternal residence in … Continue reading

Rural Charm

“Rural Charm” Rural communities face classes of environmental challenges which can be outlined as I have done for the northern Pueblos. Various efforts by various means are or have been directed towards alleviating or “solving” these conditions. But fundamental to … Continue reading