The Environmental Health Council

The Environmental Health Council (EHC) is an international, interdisciplinary, non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, evaluating, and remediating environmental contaminants. Presently, EHC is focusing on mercury contamination in the Andean region, specifically in the cities of Huancavelica, Peru, and Potosí, Bolivia. EHC collaborates to develop and implement innovative, integrated, culturally relevant, mutually reinforcing, and measurable programs to reduce individual and community exposures to mercury. EHC serves as a member of the Global Mercury Partnership of the United Nations Environment Program, EHC integrates the multicultural, multidisciplinary expertise of its members who share a commitment to addressing specific environmental health challenges.