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The residents of Mossville live and work within close proximity to more than 14 industrial plants that emit high levels of toxic pollutants. The physicians and health professionals will receive training on how to administer an environmental health assessment which will lead to better diagnoses and treatment of the health impacts experienced by the community. The project will also provide information about the types of health effects that may be a result of exposure to toxic substances and how the community can reduce residents’ exposures. This project will identify and research sources of pollution that potentially threaten the health and quality of life of local residents, and involve area residents in addressing the pollution. The target audience are community residents of a low-income portion of zip code located in the city of Des Moines.Limited edition jack skellington and sally we are simply meant to be retro poster This low-income area is overburdened with industrial-type businesses and pollutants. Preliminary research revealed that for the year 1998, zip code was identified by the Environmental Defense Fund as ranking in the top 90 to 100 percentile for the dirtiest/worst zip codes in the United States for total environmental releases. The project will enhance understanding of the environmental and public health information systems by educating residents about the policies and government departments that deal with environmental concerns.