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Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.

National & Washington Trends

The Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge provides the following guidelines for hospitals to pursue:

  • Support local farms

  • Purchase sustainable food

  • Improve Nutritional Quality

  • Reduce Waste

Hospital Participation

As of March 2010, there are 284 Pledge-signers nationwide, and 13 in Washington. They are:

  1. Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, WA
  2. Island Hospital, WA
  3. MultiCare Health System:
  4. Tacoma General Hospital, WA
  5. Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, WA
  6. Allenmore Hospital, WA
  7. Covington Outpatient Center, WA
  8. Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, WA
  9. Overlake Hospital Medical Center, WA
    Swedish Medical Center:
  10. - Swedish Cherry Hill, WA
  11. - Swedish First Hill, WA
  12. - Swedish Ballard, WA
  13. University of Washington Medical Center, WA

 

 

Action Alerts

  • Tell President Obama: Ban Oil Trains

    Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.

  • Tell EPA: Public Health needs a strong Haze Rule

    The EPA must improve the Regional Haze Rule so polluters are held accountable and everyone can experience healthy air at our national parks and wilderness areas.

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