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Fall/ Winter 2001



Web Resources
Find information for your community, learn more about Silicon Valley and environmental justice


 

 

• Chemical accidents and your community

Find out how to get information at your local Environmental Protection Agency reading room. www.epa.gov/ceppo

Community Right-to-Know: worst-case accident scenarios and environmental databases for your community. www.rtk.net

 

• Minorities and toxic pollution in Silicon Valley

Clary Meuser Research Network. www.mapcruzin.com

Toxic hot spot maps. www.svtc.org/ecomaps/svtc_ecomaps

Silicon Valley Environmental Justice Project. www.svtc.org/envhealth_just


• Clean room workers' health issues

Salon.com: Poison Valley www.salon.com/tech/feature/2001/07/30/almaden1/

Clean room clothing performance. www.s2c2.co.uk/tcm36/cleanroom_clothing_performance1.html

Semiconductor Industry Association environmental safety and health issues. www.semichips.org/abt_issues_environment.cfm

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health report on glycol ethers and reproductive health. www.cdc.gov/niosh/83112_39.html

IBM Chips: Cleaner than clean.
www-3.ibm.com/chips/bluelogic/manufacturing/makechip/5.html

US Department of Labor background on clean room work. stats.bls.gov/oco/ocos257.htm

• General resources

Semiconductor Industry Association (US trade group). www.semichips.org/

Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (Internatinal trade group) www.semi.org

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition. www.svtc.org

Environmental Protection Agency www.epa.gov

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html


© 2002 El Andar Magazine

 

Silicon Shame Series

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Minding the Neighbor's Business
by Hillary Cargo

Chemical Lobbies, the Terrorist Threat and Your Right to Know
by Julia R
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Week 2
The Clean Room Paradox
by Karina Ioffee

High-Tech Home Workers
by Karina Ioffee

Week 3
The Poisoned Neighborhood
by Catherine T. Worth

On Questionable Grounds: The Brownfields Real Estate Boom
by Karina Ioffee