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ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS AND CHILDREN:
EXPLORING THE RISKS, PART I Ct/Ji

SELECT COMMITTEE ON
CMLDEEN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
HOUSE OF EEPEESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED FIRST CONGRESS
SECOND SESSION

HEARING HELD IN OAKLAND, CA, SEPTEMBER 6, 1990

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Select Committee on Children, Yonth, and Families

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SELECT COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES

GEORGE MILLER, California, Chairman

WILLIAM LEHMAN, Florida
PATRICIA SCHROEDER, Colorado
LINDY (MRS. HALE) BOGGS, Lonisiana
MATTHEW F. McHUGH, New York
TED WEISS, New York
BERYL ANTHONY, Jr., Arkansas
BARBARA BOXER, California
SANDER M. LEVIN, Michigan
BRUCE A. MORRISON, Connecticnt
J. ROY ROWLAND, Georgia
GERRY SIKORSKI, Minnesota
ALAN WHEAT, Missonri
MATTHEW G. MARTINEZ, California
LANE EVANS, Illinois
RICHARD J. DURBIN, Illinois
DAVID E. SKAGGS, Colorado
BILL SARPALIUS, Texas

THOMAS J. BLILEY, Jr., Virginia
FRANK R. WOLF, Virginia
BARBARA F. VUCANOVICH, Nevada
RON PACKARD, California
J. DENNIS HASTERT, Illinois
CLYDE C. HOLLOW AY, Lonisiana
CURT WELDON, Pennsylvania
LAMAR S. SMITH, Texas
PETER SMITH, Vermont
JAMES T. WALSH, New York
RONALD K. MACHTLEY, Rhode Island
TOMMY F. ROBINSON, Arkansas

Committee Staff

Karabkllk Pizzigati, Staff Director
Jill Kag An, Depnty Staff Director
Dennis G. Smith, Minority Staff Director
Carol M. Statnto, Minority Depnty Staff Director

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Hearing held in oo: CA, September 6, 1990.....................................................
Statement of:
Bearer, Cynthia F., M.D., Ph.D., director, Division of Pediatric Environ-
mental Health at Children's Hospital in Oakland Research Institute,
Oakland, CA....... 85
Boxer, Hon. Barbara, a Representative in Congress from the State of
California.......................................................... 8
Cuellar, Ciro, member of Earlimart Cancer Task Force, Earlimart, CA...... 58
Goldman, Lynn, M.D., M.P.H., chief of the environmental epidemiology
and toxicology branch of the California Department of Health Services,
Emeryville, CA...................................................................................................... 92
Hill, Thomas, director, Tri-County (Migrant) Head Start of Fresno, Mon-
terey, and San Bonito Counties, Fresno, CA................................................... 45
Hughes, Dana, M.P.H., M.S., consultant, Children Now, Oakland, CA......... 11
Israel, Kathleen, parent and co-chairperson, Concerned Residents of
Marin County (CRMC), San Rafael, CA........................................................... 65
Jackson, Richard J., M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., chief of the hazard identifi-
cation and risk assessment branch of the California Department of
Health Services, chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics,
Committee on Environmental Health, Sacramento, CA............................... 71
Jukes, Thomas, Ph.D., Department of Biophysics, University of Califor-
nia, Berkeley, CA --- 103
Mott, Lawrie, M.S., senior scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council,
San Francisco, CA........................................................................................ 132
Ramirez, Gonzolo, farmworkers, Earlimart, CA, accompanied by Ciro
Cuellar, member of Earlimart Cancer Task Force, Earlimart, CA............ 39
Sandoval, Salvador, M.D., family practitioner at the Childs Avenue
Health Center; coordinator of the lower western stream for the Mi-
grant Clinicians' Network, Merced, CA........................................................... 41
Stark, Hon. Pete, a Representative in Congress from the State of Califor- 8
nia
Steyer, James J.D., president of Children Now, Oakland, CA........................ 11

Prepared statements, letters, supplemental materials, etcetera:
Ames, Bruce N., director, N.I.E.H.S., Environmental Health Sciences
Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA, prepared statement of.... 166
Bearer, Cynthia F., M.D., Ph.D., director, Division of Pediatric Environ-
mental Health at Children's Hospital in Oakland Research Institute,
Oakland, CA, prepared statement of................................................................ 87
Cuellar, Ciro, member of Earlimart Can ask Force, Earlimart, CA,
prepared statement of......................................................................................... 59
Goldman, Lynn R., M.D., M.P.H., chief of the environmental epidemiolo-
gy and toxicology branch of the California Department of Health Serv-

ices, Emeryville, CA, prepared statement of................................................... 97 Hardy, Gwen, member, People United for a Better Oakland, Oakland, CA, prepared statement of.................................................................................. 163 (iii)

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