AEHR News Releases & Announcements

April 19, 2011 Historic Fishing, Oyster Harvesting, and Shrimping Village to Memorialize the BP Oil Drilling Disaster in Plaquemines Parish
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February 25, 2011 UN-appointed independent expert to study USA’s practices regarding the human right to water and sanitation
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April 30, 2010 AEHR Statement on the BP Oil Drilling Disaster
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March 30, 2010 IACHR rules Mossville petition admissable for judicial review
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January 25, 2010 Obama Administration to Hold First Human Rights Consultation in New Orleans
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December 16, 2009 New Orleans Group’s Climate Change Advertisement in Copenhagen Newspaper Puts the Spotlight on the Gulf Region
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October 12, 2009 AEHR Thanks President Obama for His Upcoming Visit to New Orleans
& Urges A New Direction on Gulf Coast Recovery

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August 25, 2009 Community Conversation on Healthcare Reform – AEHR co-sponsored event
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August 24, 2009 New Report Highlights Unique Challenges to Census 2010 in the Gulf Coast
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June 4, 2009 National Group of Investors to Examine the Environmental Impacts of Industrial Corporations on Louisiana Communities
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March 9, 2009 AEHR to Brief Congress on Innovations in Environmental & Health Policy – Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 12noon – Rayburn House Office Building – Room 2253, Washington, DC
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May 14, 2008 Louisiana Community Group to Expose Conoco Phillips’ Record of Environmental Racism Hidden from Investors at May 14th Shareholders’ Meeting
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March 7, 2008 UN Treaty Committee Urges US Government to Protect Human Rights on Race and Housing in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
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February 1, 2008 How to protect our human right to return and recover : meet Walter Kälin United Nations Official on the human rights of internally displaced persons
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January 16, 2008 Human rights and Katrina recovery: United Nations representative touring Gulf Coast
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December 11, 2007 Flood levels during Hurricane Katrina, by neighborhood
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December 10, 2007 Environmental Justice, Neighborhood, and Environmental Groups to Speak Out Against Racist Flood “Protection” by the Army Corps of Engineers
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September 27, 2007 Response to ATSDR Press Release
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August 24, 2007 Katrina Media Availability
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July 25, 2007 Press Statement on Senate Envtl Justice Hearing
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July 24, 2007 Mossville Report Press Release
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July 6, 2007 Essence Music Festival Statement
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June 25, 2007 Army Corps of Engineers sends clear message to African American neighborhoods: “No flood protection for you!”
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June 25, 2007 Gulf Coast residents to join thousands of activists at U.S. social forum
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July 28, 2006 United Nations’ Human Rights Committee not persuaded by US government’s defense of Katrina response
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July 17, 2006 African American hurricane survivors seek help from the United Nations’ Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland
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March 7, 2005 U.S. Environmental regulatory system tied to human right abuses in a Louisiana African American community
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