|Understanding the definitions and terminologies associated with environmental toxicology is very important to a public health professional’s basic environmental health education. In this assignment, you will research environmental toxicology and write a paper titled “The Toxicity of a Chemical.”
Using the Argosy University online library resources and the readings for this module, address the following in your paper:
***** Please address ALL 10 Points*********************************************
Give reasons and examples in support. Be sure to use scholarly resources.
APA 6th rules of writing and formatting.
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M2_A2.doc.
REFERENCES TO USE: SUGGESTED READINGS
|Environmental Policy and Regulation|
|It is important for any discussion of healthcare related concerns to be informed by an awareness of governmental policy and involvement. In this module, you will examine how environmental policy and regulations are formulated. You will learn about:
Since the Congressional Declaration of National Environmental Policy in 1969, the United States has been legislating how environmental policy will be established and implemented. These legislative policies have evolved into a comprehensive list of protections for public health.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed The 2009-2014 EPA Strategic Plan. This landmark plan targets the following areas for improvement and action:
There are numerous international, national, state/territorial, and local agencies charged with ensuring environmental policy is enforced. These agencies include:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2011, May 9). Environmental Health. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/Environmental/
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Laws and Regulations.Retrieved from http://www.epa.gov/lawsregs/
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