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Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Updates

The Fermata is the new name of the electronic update featuring the latest news and accomplishments from EPA's Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) national research program. For those unfamiliar with the term, "Fermata" (also known as a hold, pause, or grand pause) is a symbol used on musical scores indicating that a particular passage should be prolonged—a sustained note. Such small changes in time and perception can make all the difference, impacting an entire composition for the better.

Impact and sustainability are the hallmarks of SHC's research, making The Fermata a perfect representation of the program.

The Fermata-- Fall 2016

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