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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Executive Summary: Hopewell Risk Assessment Report

Categories: Environment,Virginia Issues

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/air/pdf/air/monitoring/Exe__Sum_risk_asse_hopewell.pdf

Reviews the results of the risk assessment performed using the data from the Hopewell Air Toxics Monitoring Study, and describes the actions that state officials are planning to address any excess risk identified in the analysis. From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Risk Assessment for Air Monitoring Results Hopewell, Virginia

Categories: Environment,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/air/pdf/air/monitoring/HOPEWELL_riskasse_080910.pdf

Analyzes and discusses the implications for potential human health risk of air toxics information that was collected at Hopewell, Virginia from late 2006 through 2008.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

The Iraq War: Part II: Was There Even a Decision?

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Secrecy,Great Britain,Iraq,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB328/index.htm

Second set of declassified documents which raises questions about whether any alternative to war was ever considered by officials of the Bush Administration.  A collection of 18 documents in all.  From the National Security Archive

Careers in Wind Energy

Categories: Careers,Energy,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/green/wind_energy/

Includes overview of a wind-farm project and occupations in wind power.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the January-March 2010 National Health Interview Survey

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201009.pdf

Covers early release of information on health insurance coverage, source of medical care, obesity, leisure-time physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption, mental health, and more.    From the National Center for Health Statistics

Electronic Medical Record Adoption and Use in Home Health and Hospice

Categories: Health/Medical,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db45.pdf

Reports that in 2007 41% of providers of home health and hospice services had electronic medical records and an additional 15% planned to have electronic records within the next year.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

Victimization During Household Burglary

Categories: Crime/Justice,Housing/Homelessness,Statistics

http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/vdhb.pdf

Reports that in 7% of 3.7 million annual household burglaries from 2003 to 2007  a household member experienced some form of violent victimization.  Describes the types of violence experienced, the prevalence of the householder to know the intruder,  Also provides data on rates of burglary by household income.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

Current Depression Among Adults, United States, 2006 and 2008

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5938a2.htm?s_cid=mm5938a2_x

Discussion and data on the prevalence of depression among U.S. adults; demographic, social, and economic characteristics of those who suffer from it; and the percentages of adults with depression by states.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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