W. Alton Jones Foundation
Sustainable World Program
1995 Grants to Eliminate Contamination Affecting Children's Health
Pesticides and Endocrine Disrupters
- Center for Bioenvironmental Research * Nov 1995 - $80,000
New Orleans, LA
- For surveys in coastal Louisiana to assess the impact of endocrine disrupters on wildlife populations, coastal ecosystems,and human health.
- Citizens Fund * Nov 1995 - $60,000
- To inform the public about health and environmental threats posed by pesticides and to promote protection and policy reform.
- Commonweal * May 1995 - $20,000
- For a conference about the impact of endocrine disrupters on human health and biological diversity.
- Environmental Working Group * Feb 1995 - $125,000
A Project of the Tides Foundation
- For research and public education to reduce the use and risks of agricultural chemicals.
- Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education * Nov 1995 - $75,000
Los Angeles, CA
- To document and analyze U.S. pesticide export practices.
- Liberty Tree Alliance * May 1995 - $50,000
A Project of Public Interest Projects
New York, NY
- To protect children from environmental threats to their health, particularly from exposure to chemicals that disrupt endocrine systems.
- Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet * May 1995 - $75,000
New York, NY
- To create consumer demand for food produced without pesticides.
- National Association of Physicians for the Environment * Nov 1995 - $140,000
- To inform the medical community about environmental threats to public health, and encourage physicians to advocate for stronger environmental protections.
- National Campaign for Pesticide Policy Reform * Feb 1995 - $150,000
A Project of the National Audubon Society
- For public, press and policymaker education about the need for pesticide reform.
- Pesticide Action Network * May 1995 - $80,000 over 2 years
North America Regional Center
San Francisco, CA
- To disseminate information on the risks of pesticide exposure, alternatives to pesticides, and opportunities for pesticide reform.
- Agricultural Resources Center * May 1995 - $35,000
- To advocate for reform in pesticide policies within North Carolina and on a national level, and to promote sustainable alternatives to pesticides.
- Alternatives for Community and Environment * Nov 1995 - $25,000
- To engage commnities in cleaning up and preventing urban pollution.
- Mississippi River Basin Alliance * May 1995 - $25,400
St. Louis, MO
- To assist grassroots organizations in the Mississippi River basin in testing the drinking water supplies in their communities for toxic herbicides and pesticides.
- New York Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides * Feb 1995 - $35,000
- To assist parents, teachers, and others in implementing least-toxic pesticide control practices in schools.
- Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides * May 1995 - $40,000
- To educate the public about the hazards of pesticide use, to promote disclosure of inert pesticide ingredients and to encourage alternative practices.
- Parents for Pesticide Alternatives * Feb 1995 - $11,000
- For publiceducation about the hazards posed to children's health by pesticide use and about alternatives to commonly used toxic chemicals.
- Safer Pest Control Project * Feb 1995 - $40,000
A Project of the Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund
- For a coalition of groups to work together to reduce pesticide use and improve pesticide regulations in Illinois.
- Western Environmental Law Center * Feb 1995 - $40,000
- For litigation seeking mandatory disclosure and regulation of inert ingredients in pesticide products.
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