Three new Comments have been posted since last semester, including the first from this year’s Associate Editors.
Katherine Fischer wrote on the negative effects of herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid and the EPA’s lack of response to studies linking exposure to cancer, birth defects, irregular endocrine function, decreased immune function, and abnormal reproductive capacities. Her Comment is available at http://www.ajelp.com/
Daxin Li wrote about Japan’s response to nuclear power following the Fukishima Dai-ichi plant meltdown and the country’s shift toward renewable energy. His Comment is available at http://www.ajelp.com/
comments/japans-shift-toward-. renewable-energy-in-response- to-the-fukushima-dai-ichi- meltdown/
2L Associate Editor Christopher Boutillier wrote about the air quality implications of Arizona dust storms and proposed policymakers focus on abating particulate levels instead of relaxing the exceptional events rule. His Comment is available at http://www.ajelp.com/
comments/dust-in-the-wind-. arizona-dust-storms-and-the- exceptional-events-rule/