Mighty Acorns Grow!

Mighty Oaks — From Little Acorns Grow
Elevated lead found in more Flint kids after water switch, study finds. Authored by Dr. Mona Hanna Attisha, results of the study were delivered to Flint Mayor Dayne Walling and City Administrator Natasha Henderson on September 24, 2015. Independent testing conducted by Virginia Tech University documented a drastic increase in lead levels in children rising from 2.5% to 6.3% and recommended the city declare a health advisory to trigger additional resources from the federal government. The
Read the letter from “Little Miss Flint” that stirred Obama to visit Flint. “And I am so proud of you for using your voice to speak out on behalf of the children of Flint.”
It worked! Popsugar.com reports Obama finally met “Little Miss Flint”, and it was beyond adorable.
Hundreds of toxic sites await cleanup as the future of the Superfund program under the Trump administration is questioned. The EPA Office of Superfund Remediation under President Joe Biden affirms, “We’re committed to ensuring that the hazardous waste sites on the National Priorities List are cleaned up to protect the environment and the health of all Americans.” https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-land-and-emergency-management
We Can’t Breathe is the cry of a community suffocated by toxic dust exposures and abandoned through the benign neglect of San Francisco city government and health department officials.
Human Biomonitoring (HBM) and Geospatial Mapping Applied to Determining Imminent and Proximate Threat to Human Safety at a Federal Superfund System/ by Hunters Point Community Biomonitoring Program. Urinary toxic exposure screenings conducted on Hunters Point and Treasure Island residents and workers offer ever expanding proof of exposure and associated health effects.
EPA administrator Michael S. Regan said his immediate priorities for the agency are restoring the role of science in developing rules and rebuilding morale. Photo by Caroline Brehman
Mighty Acorns Grow! Mari Copeny — Activism — The Shorty Awards. Since her 2016 letter to President Barack Obama, “Little Miss Flint” has raised $350,000 for the children of Flint, Michigan through active fundraising and social media advocacy.
White House Briefing Room — Presidential Actions — January 20, 2021



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Hunters Point Biomonitoring Foundation Inc

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Ahimsa Porter Sumchai MD- Director & PI. Founding Chair- Radiological Committee Hunters Point Shipyard RAB 2001, Former Attending MD VA Toxic Registry & SFDPH