A network of experts in reproductive and children’s environmental health

US Environmental Protection Agency Reproductive and Pediatric Environmental Health Resources

These children’s environmental health sites and publications provide information regarding specific environmental health issues, and are great places to go to learn more if you are concerned about a certain environmental exposure or health condition. We invite you to search the sites, browse the collections, and share them with others. Some are designed for general reading, others are more technical. 

US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

Homepage: http://www3.epa.gov/

EPA bulletin: Click here to subscribe to alerts on opportunities for public comment on rulemakings, risk assessments, and other critical developments pertaining to children's environmental health

US EPA: Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)

US EPA: Children's Health Publications

US EPA: National Service Center for Environmental Publications 
Free copies of US EPA publications on the children’s environmental health issues - many publications are available in multiple languages.

US EPA: Wildfire Smoke - A Guide for Public Health Officials 

US EPA: Children's Health Month

“Protecting Children’s Health in a Changing Climate” - A Conversation with Dr. Laura Anderko (Podcasts) - Region 3

1. General Overview of Climate Change and Children’s Health Issues

2. Heat and Declining Air Quality – Children’s Health

3. Climate Change/Flooding/ Precipitation – Children’s Health Issues

The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) are supported by cooperative agreement FAIN: NU61TS000296 with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also provides support through Inter-Agency Agreement DW-75-95877701 with CDC/ATSDR. The American Academy of Pediatrics supports the PEHSUs as the National Program Office. The content on this website has not been formally disseminated by CDC/ATSDR or the EPA and should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy. Use of trade names that may be mentioned is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the CDC/ATSDR or EPA.

The information contained on this website should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your/your child’s primary care provider. There may be variations in treatment that your provider may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.