September 2018

Journal of Environmental Health
Volume 81, Number 2

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About the Cover

For the September issue, we have featured “Implications of Hurricane Harvey on Environmental Public Health in Harris County, Texas” on the cover in recognition of National Preparedness Month ( On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas, as a Category 4 major hurricane. Over the next week, Harvey carved a path of destruction and flooding across Texas. This issue’s cover article looks at the natural disaster through an environmental health lens. It provides an overview of the historic flooding event, identifies vulnerable populations, highlights the potential environmental public health risks associated with the storm, and provides recommendations for future actions.

Table of Contents

Advancement of the Science

  • Measuring the Impact of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes Programs: Evaluating Hazard Reduction Using the Healthy Home Rating System
  • Phosphorus Recovery From Surface Waters: Protecting Public Health and Closing the Nutrient Cycle

Advancement of the Practice

  • Implications of Hurricane Harvey on Environmental Public Health in Harris County, Texas
  • Building Capacity: Building Capacity by Staffing for Data Operations
  • Direct From AEHAP: It's About Communities: The Commitment to Promoting a Culturally Competent Environmental Health Workforce
  • Direct From ATSDR: Land Reuse Site Screening Tool Cohorts: Creating Land Reuse Site Inventories
  • Direct From CDC/EHS: Environmental Assessment Training Series (EATS): Practical Training for Food Safety Officials Hungry to Enhance Environmental Assessment Skills

Advancement of the Practitioner

  • Career Opportunities
  • EH Calendar
  • Resource Corner

Your Association

  • President's Message: Food Safety: Partnering Is Required
  • NEHA Organizational Members
  • NEHA's Annual Financial Statement
  • Special Listing
  • NEHA News
  • NEHA 2019 AEC
  • DirecTalk: Musings From the 10th Floor: Time Under Tension

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