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Welcome to PSR's Environmental Health Policy Institute, where we ask questions -- then we ask the experts to answer them. Join us as physicians, health professionals, and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.


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Marsha Honn, PhD

Marsha Honn, PhD worked for 30 years for the State of Illinois as a psychologist, having received her doctorate in Rehabilitation from Southern Illinois University with a specialty in Behavioral Medicine.  She retired two years ago.

She founded and headed "Residents for Environmental Safety" in order to fight the proposed location of a hazardous waste facility from locating in her local community and won twice at two different locations.  Dr. Honn was president of the Centralia IL chapter of the Association of University Women and from 1992-2000 served on the Marion County Board in Illinois.


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