ECO-Action in partnership with the Dirty Truth Campaign convened the South Atlanta for the Environment (SAFE) Coalition through a Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE Level 1) grant from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). SAFE is an environmental health collaborative. As part of its activities, the SAFE Coalition identified several environmental issues concerning all 24 Neighborhood Planning Units of Atlanta. These included soil and surface water contamination, childhood lead poisoning, toxics, air pollution a number of different hazardous waste materials. Under CARE, the SAFE Coalition brought stakeholders together to work collaboratively to identify and reduce exposure to toxics.
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