The Session Long Project (SLP) for this course entails development of a series of position papers (one page) on the topics introduced in each module. After reading and reviewing the required materials for the modules, draft a position paper informed by what you learned from this background information.

For this initial SLP assignment, your position paper should address the environmental justice implications of clean water.

Length: One page, single-spaced

Required Reading:

Bhattacharya, D. (2013). Chapter 7: Clean water legislation and mosquito control. In Public health policy: Issues, theories, and advocacy. (pp. 201–212). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Flint water crisis. (2016). Congressional Digest, 95(3), 10.

Greenberg, M. R. (2014). Delivering fresh water: Critical infrastructure, environmental injustice, and Flint, Michigan. American Journal of Public Health, 106(8), 1358–1360.

Rubenfire, A. (2016, February 4). Flint hospital, state hit with $100m lawsuit over Legionnaires’ outbreak. Modern Healthcare. Retrieved from http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20160204/N…

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2016). Summary of the Clean Water Act. Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-clean…

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (2016). Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/sdwa

Xavier University Library. (2014). How to write a position paper. Retrieved from http://www.xavier.edu/library/students/documents/p…

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