As part of the broader EHHI
cross-national study, we recruited individuals who would complete a three-way crossed design: age (30-39, 40-49, 50 - 60+) by gender (male, female) by level of education (tertiary, non-tertiary).
Scot Horst, vice president of the USGBC, says EHHI's objections seem based more on theory than practice.
Horst and two other USGBC officials met in July with three members of EHHI in one of New Haven's architectural jewels: the platinum-LEED-certified Kroon Hall, the new home of Yale's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
He added that some of EHHI's concerns--like those regarding the quality of drinking water--are government functions.
Carrie Redlich is head of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, and one of the EHHI members who attended the meeting.
But the EHHI
study notes that many of the tens of thousands of building materials used today contain chemicals recognized by the U.S.
The infill, designed to provide cushioning, has some green credibility because it's made of recycled rubber tires, but it poses a human health risk, says EHHI President Nancy Alderman.
EHHI's recommendations in Connecticut have caused school boards to halt plans for new field construction, and New York legislators are considering a similar moratorium.
Despite the inconclusive data, Alderman and EHHI say fields should be condemned until it's certain they are safe.
US inpatient rehabilitation hospitals operator HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) has announced its entry into an agreement to take over domestic peer EHHI
Holdings Inc for about USD750m (EUR603.7m).
25 November 2014 - US inpatient rehabilitation hospitals operator HealthSouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) has announced its entry into an agreement to take over domestic peer EHHI Holdings Inc for about USD750m (EUR603.7m).
EHHI Holdings owns Encompass Home Health and Hospice, which in turn operates some 140 locations in 13 states.