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  • Amending the NEPA Regulations

    The Joe Biden Administration has proposed reversing a number of the Donald Trump Administration’s changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations by again requiring federal agencies to evaluate the direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental impacts of projects under environmental review. On April 20, 2022, the first phase of those amendments was finalized, and on April 21, the Environmental Law Institute hosted a panel of experts to explore the changes to NEPA implementation, and how they might impact climate change policy and environmental justice. This Dialogue presents a transcript of that discussion, which has been edited for style, clarity, and space considerations. View pdf here:

    Source: The Environmental Law Reporter
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  • WHRY and Elevate Expand Help for Women and Families in Need

    Recognizing the urgent need to ensure the health of women in our communities, Women’s Health Research at Yale and Elevate, the university’s health policy lab, are collaborating to deploy interventions grounded in the latest and most reliable research directly to women and families.

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  • Using Behavioral Science and Economics to Help Women and Families Rise from Poverty

    Women’s Health Research at Yale, Elevate, and The Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, are working to meet the urgent health needs of under-resourced and overburdened pregnant and parenting women, harnessing the science of sex and gender for policy change that can overcome the potentially devastating impact of economic inequality on women’s health.

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  • The Greatest Public Health Threat Is Poverty

    We’ve always been challenged to convey the enormity of stress and depression that accompanies poverty. Today, sadly, we have found the perfect way to explain it: What many of us are experiencing is a taste of what poverty feels like.

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Dr. Megan Smith holds a glass award plaque from the Hearst Population Health Prize. MOMS Partnership® was named a finalist for the 2019 award.