Holistic risk-based environmental decision making: a Native perspective.

  title={Holistic risk-based environmental decision making: a Native perspective.},
  author={Mary Fadden Arquette and Maxine Cole and Katsi Cook and Brenda LaFrance and Margaret Peters and James Ransom and Elvera Sargent and Vivian Smoke and Arlene Stairs},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={259 - 264}
Native American Nations have become increasingly concerned about the impacts of toxic substances. Although risk assessment and risk management processes have been used by government agencies to help estimate and manage risks associated with exposure to toxicants, these tools have many inadequacies and as a result have not served Native people well. In addition, resources have not always been adequate to address the concerns of Native Nations, and involvement of Native decision makers on a… CONTINUE READING

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