Barb Wilkie's EHN Website
Last updated 2008

EHN Board President Barb Wilkie was very ill from chemically-induced kidney disease for several years. She passed away May 31, 2011. EHN presents this site both as a tribute and as valuable information. Many links and references will be out of date but Barb's research holds up over time. We will be transferring the site page by page, with updated details, to EHN's main site. If you would like to reach an EHN staff person, please contact us directly.


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The Commonwealth of Massachussets

A Proclamation by His Excellency Governor Argeo Paul Cellucci

Whereas, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity is a condition caused by exposure to toxic chemicals, and other irritants in the environment, which causes afflicted individuals to suffer such symptoms as chronic fatigue, muscle and joint pains, rashes, asthma, short-term memory loss, headaches, and other respiratory and neurological problems; and

Whereas, With no known cure, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity can cause major financial, employment, housing, health, and social consequences for individuals and their families; and

Whereas, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity is recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Social Security Administration, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other state and national government agencies and commissions; and

Whereas, With the necessary support, understanding, accommodations, and information, individuals with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity can enjoy access to work, schooling, public facilities, and other surroundings where they can continue to contribute their skills, knowledge, and creativity; and

Whereas, The week of May 10th through May 16th is being observed as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Week to raise public awareness to this debilitating disorder;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ARGEO PAUL CELLUCCI, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby proclaim the week of May 10th through May 16th, 1999, to be


and urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this sixth day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and twenty-third.

By His Excellency the Governor ARGEO PAUL CELLUCCI

Secretary of the Commonwealth


1999 Ý


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