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References for Countdown For The Salton Sea by Craig Deutsche (September 2016)

1. QSA: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantification_Settlement_Agreement
2. 2007 EIS with proposals: http://www.water.ca.gov/saltonsea/peir/draft/
3. Pacific Institute: Consequences of Inaction: http://pacinst.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2014/09/PacInst_HazardsToll.pdf
4. Department of Natural Resources – Salton Sea (with many other links): http://resources.ca.gov/salton-sea/ ; http://resources.ca.gov/salton-sea/task-force/

 

References for Air We Can Not Breathe by Marina Barragan (June 2016)

  1. https://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2015/04/03/race-criminal-background-and-employment/
  2. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0882775.html
  3. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bill-quigley/40-reasons-why-our-jails-are-full-of-black-and-poor-people_b_7492902.html
  4. Environmental injustice, often in the form of environmental racism, occurs when local governments or companies build environmentally detrimental infrastructure in minority communities. Not only do the communities suffer from the health effects of these projects, but their access to health care is also limited by the often rural and low-income nature of their towns.
  5. http://www.scpr.org/programs/first-person/2015/08/26/44069/first-person-cynthia-portillo-17-year-old-environm/
  6. Sierra Club My Generation Campaign is a youth led campaign fighting for 100% clean energy with leaders from the frontline communities
  7. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mary-anne-hitt/fighting-for-our-right-to_b_6622738.html
  8. http://www.desertsun.com/story/news/environment/2015/02/02/east-valley-students-lobby-tougher-smog-standard/22776217/
  9. http://iecn.com/epahearing/
  10. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-0303-aqmd-leadership-20160303-story.html
  11. http://www.desertsun.com/story/news/politics/2016/04/28/benoits-used-private-emails-discuss-county-business/83572594/
  12. The GrEAT Sierra Alliance is a collaboration between the GrEAT Academy at Desert Mirage High School, Sierra Club San Gorgonio Chapter and Sierra Club My Generation Campaign

12. http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/06/03/52175/salton-sea-california-s-largest-lake-threatened-by/

 

References for Blowing In The Wind: Airborne Dust and Valley Fever by Edie Harmon and Craig Deutsche (June 2016)

1. A long article in the Atlantic Monthly discussing many aspects of the disease. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/08/the-mysterious-fungus-infecting-the-american-southwest/375191/

2. CDC on symptoms of Valley Fever. http://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/coccidioidomycosis/symptoms.html

3. Epidemiological studies on Valley Fever in California. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/sss/Documents/CocciEpiSummary09-12.pdf
http://valleyfever.ucmerced.edu/explore-research-topics/valley-fever-facts-stats

4. Detailed report on military studies of disease during WWII. http://history.amedd.army.mil/booksdocs/wwii/PM4/CH16.Cocciodioidomycosis.htm

5. Gorilla with Cocciodioidomycosis in Los Angels Zoo. http://www.latimes.com/science/la-me-0620-gorilla-20140620-story.html

6. Relative incidence and funding of Valley Fever and West Nile Virus. http://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2012/09/10/valley-fever-cases-soar-harm-remains-hidden/

7. Transfer of prison population in California. http://www.healthmap.org/site/diseasedaily/article/valley-fever-causes-mass-transfer-calif-prison-inmates-5313

8. On incidence of disease among construction workers at solar energy facility. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/11/15-0129_article

9. http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/valley-fever-home.html