PADOH determined that 22 asthma incidents were reported in BASD, involving seven students, from November 2 to the end of the school year, with 19 of the incidents occurring in elementary school.
According to information provided by the BASD parents/guardians of 74 students, 23 students (32 percent) lived in a rural/farm location, 21 (29 percent) lived in a suburban/suburbs location, and 28 (39 percent) lived in an urban/city location.
PADOH staff conducted site visits at each of the four school buildings in BASD and each of the three school buildings in OVSD in November 2004 and in March/April 2005.
Out of a total of 501 school districts in Pennsylvania, BASD in McKean County (18.
was convened by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the United Nations Global Compact, and joined by 10 prominent international industry association partners: AquaFed; Air Transport Action Group (ATAG); CropLife International; Cement Sustainability Initiative; Digital Energy and Sustainability Solutions Campaign; International Aluminum Institute; International Council of Chemical Associations; International Council on Mining and Metals; Global Oil & Gas Industry Association (IPIECA); and World Steel Association.
D'Huy Engineering, which prepared and manages the BASD
master energy plan, represented the district in the project.
BASD 2012 will emphasize business solutions to sustainable development that focus on concrete actions and deliverable results.
The aim of BASD 2012 is to ensure that the business voice is heard and that business is recognized as an important ally in the goal of building a more sustainable world," Mr.
Bjorn Stigson, President of the WBCSD and member of the BASD 2010 Steering Committee, emphasized that business comes to Rio as a partner willing to work with governments and other stakeholders to address the challenges.
Authorized BASD staff control the website content live-time 24/7 via MFT's Content Management System (CMS), a comprehensive and secure remote administration control panel that is accessible through any web browser.
This control allows BASD staff to add emergency closings, delays and general notices to the website instantly.
A critical community-minded security feature of the website (recommended and provided by MFT) gives BASD officials the ability to send emergency alerts via email and cell phone text message to all parents, staff, students and community members who subscribe - through the Website - to the Community Emergency Notification Text Service (CENTS).