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Public Lab helps EVERYONE Monitor the Environment

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The nonprofit Public Laboratory was explicitly created to develop tools that any one can use to monitor environmental issues . . .

(image of super expensive env. monitoring tool that only helps industry)

Conventional Environmental Monitoring tools are designed for Industry Explanation . . .

History of Citizen Envionrmental Monitoring Civic Science began about 13 years ago . . . it's growing . . . . and it depends on accessible monitoring tools for nonexperts . . .

(image of a tool developed to address a symptom not the toxicology)

Tools are often developed around symptoms not toxicology. Explanation . . . . .

(image of a newspaper heading saying something like "INDUSTRY FINDS XSXX DOES NOT CAUSE CANCER")

We use a model of health symptom correlation not toxicology causation to examine the effects of our environment on our health . . . . more on why this makes sense . . .

We build on the framework of environmental justice text goes here . . . .

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