U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Health Program
Entry ID: epa_usmexicoborderhealth

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Summary
Abstract: Rapid industrialization and population growth in the U.S.-Mexico
border region, stimulated in part by NAFTA, is requiring a greater
need to understand environmental health trends. Like many public
health challenges, pollution and contamination do not respect
territorial borders. Environmental contaminants on one side of the
border can easily affect the air, water, soil, fauna, and flora on the
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 32.0   S: 12.0   E: -90.0   W: -115.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Health Program
Dataset Release Place: Stennis Space Center, MS
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Online Resource: http://www.epa.gov/orsearth/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
U.S. Mexico Environmental Health, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/orsearth/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KATHY EINWICH
Phone: 228-688-1031
Fax: 228-688-2709
Email: einwich.kathy at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Gulf of Mexico Program Office
Mail Code: EPA/GMPO
City: Stennis Space Center
Province or State: MS
Postal Code: 39529
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 228-688-1031
Fax: 228-688-2709
Email: einwich.kathy at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Gulf of Mexico Program Office
Mail Code: EPA/GMPO
City: Stennis Space Center
Province or State: MS
Postal Code: 39529
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Bruhn, John G. And Jeffrey Brandon. Border Health: Challenges for the
United States and Mexico. New York: 1997.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-05-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-02-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-05-29
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