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