February 26, 2022

Opinion/Outreach Articles by Dr. Robert A. Michaels

Opinion/Outreach Articles by Dr. Robert A. Michaels, by NYPPL's science consultant. Each of the following items are available for free download via:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Robert_Michaels3/publications

Michaels, RA. Adopt the precautionary principle against omicron. Science eLetter, online: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/358357923_Michaels_Robert_A_Adopt_the_precautionary_principle_against_omicron_Science_eLetter_online_httpswwwscienceorgdoi101126scienceabo1074_4_February_2022, 4 February 2022;

Michaels, RA.  In-person schooling is not without risks.  Albany, New York; Times Union Newspaper, page A-9, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/358002951_In-person_schooling_is_not_without_risks_Albany_New_York_Times_Union_Newspaper_page_A-9_21_January_2022, 21 January 2022

Michaels, RA. Focus on preventing new Covid-19 cases. Schenectady, New York; Daily Gazette, https://dailygazette.com/2022/01/08/letters-to-the-editor-saturday-jan-8/, 8 January 2022;

Michaels, RA. The future disease burden of pandemic Covid-19 for individuals, communities, and society. Environmental Claims Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/10406026.2021.2015821, 15 pages, online 16 December 2021;

Michaels, RA. Possible SARS-CoV-2 persistence: FDA and CDC should further expand eligibility for Covid-19 boosters. ResearchGate, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/355175962_Possible_SARS-CoV-2_Persistence_FDA_and_CDC_Should_Further_Expand_Eligibility_for_Covid-19_Boosters, 11 October 2021;

Michaels, RA.  Infrastructure plan invests in the future. Letter, Schenectady, New York; Daily Gazette, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/350609274_Michaels_Robert_A_Infrastructure_plan_invests_in_the_future_Letter_Schenectady_New_York_Daily_Gazette_3_April_2021, 3 April 2021;

Michaels, RA.  Mars rover landing conjures images of 1900s odyssey. Letter, Schenectady, New York; Daily Gazette, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/349570937_Michaels_Robert_A_Mars_rover_landing_conjures_images_of_1900s_odyssey_Letter_Schenectady_New_York_Daily_Gazette_24_February_2021, 24 February 2021;

Michaels, RA. Comment on “Viral evolution may herald new pandemic phase.” Science, e-Letter, online: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6525/108/tab-e-letters, 19 January 2021;

Michaels, RA.  Look at risks of in-person schooling. Letter, Schenectady, New York; Daily Gazette, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/347358002_Look_at_Risks_of_In-person_Schooling_Letter_to_the_Editor_Daily_Gazette_Newspaper_Schenectady_New_York_16_December_2020, 16 December 2020;

Michaels, RA.  Look to science, data to slow Covid-19. Letter, Schenectady, New York; Daily Gazette, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342715717_Look_to_science_data_to_slow_Covid-19_Letter_to_the_Editor_Daily_Gazette_Newspaper_Schenectady_New_York_Sunday_5_July_2020, Sunday 5 July 2020;

Michaels, RA. Serology testing for antibodies induced by Covid-19 may indicate past exposure without past infection. Science, e-Letter, online: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6495/1060/tab-e-letters, 18 June 2020;

Michaels, RA. Covid-19 risks and risk management in New York State’s Capital Area. ResearchGate, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339956601_Covid-19_Risks_and_Risk_Management_in_New_York_State's_Capital_Area, online 16 March 2020;

Michaels, RA; Richard A. Hammerman, and Heslley Machado Silva. Comment on “A rights revolution for nature.” Science, e-Letter, online: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6434/1392/tab-e-letters, 2 July 2019;

Michaels, RA. A more fundamental microplastics issue. Science, e-Letter, online: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6384/28/tab-e-letters, 29 May 2018;

Michaels, RA. The emerging urgency of mitigating environmental impacts and potential public health risks of the United States Postal Service. Environmental Claims Journal, 30(2), 142-50, doi: 10.1080/10406026.2018.1442077, (https://doi.org/10.1080/10406026.2018.1442077), online 9 March 2018;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko.  Negative Hudson River Superfund remediation effectiveness: clamshell dredging massively mobilized sediments, increasing PCB contamination. In: Public Comments Received on Proposed Second Five-Year Report, EPA Index Number 374, pages 493-562 (69 pages including appendices), submitted 30 August 2017, https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2018-01/documents/updated_11-30-17_2017_fyr_comments_-_individuals_reduced_1.pdf, published online 17 January 2018;

Michaels, RA.  Confidence in courts: a delicate balance. Science Magazine, 357(6353):764, Letters, doi: 10.1126/science.aao3967, 25 August 2017;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko.  Excessive PCBs in the Hudson River:  attributable to incompleteness of dredging, or to seven years of dredging?  Environmental Claims Journal, 29(2):115-40, 2017; online:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10406026.2017.1307007, 25 April 2017;

Michaels, RA. Gulf oil blowout: a lesson not to be learned by experience. Environmental Practice, 12(4):396-7, December 2010;

Michaels, RA. Creationism, Intelligent Design, and the environmental professional. Environmental Practice, 7(4):210-1, December 2005;

Michaels, RA. The emperor’s new clothes and the US EPA’s decision to dredge Hudson River PCBs. Environmental Practice, 7(3), September 2005;

Michaels, RA. Perspective: The NAEP [National Association of Environmental Professionals] and the 2002 land mine resolution. Environmental Practice, 7(1):6-9, March 2005;

Michaels. RA. Particulate matter: the Marines, EPA, and air quality. Guest Perspective. Arlington, Virginia; Risk Policy Report, 11(10):33-5, 26 October 2004;

Michaels, RA. EPA can no longer ignore risks potentially posed by hours-long PM excursions. Commentary. Risk Policy Report, 8(9):35-9, 18 September 2001;

Michaels, RA. Particulate matter policy. Science Magazine, 278:1,696 (letter); 5 Dec. 1997.

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