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 Many links and references will be out of date but Barb's research holds up over time.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 State of Michigan

Governor John Engler
Hereby issues this Executive Declaration in Observance of

May 7-13, 2000
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Week


WHEREAS, people of all ages have developed the condition known as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, often following either a single massive chemical exposure or repeated low level exposures to chemicals in the environment; and

WHEREAS, people who suffer from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity frequently also experience one or more of the overlapping conditions known as Chronic Fatigue/Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Gulf War Syndrome; and

WHEREAS, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, a chronic condition for which there is neither a proven treatment nor a cure, typically affects several major organ systems with multiple symptoms that can include; difficulty breathing, sleeping or concentrating, as well as memory loss, migraines, nausea, abdominal pain, chronic fatigue, aching joints and muscles, disorders of the skin, and sensory dysfunctions; and

WHEREAS, people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity often have profound problems with health, finances, employment, housing, public access, and personal relationships; and

WHEREAS, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity is recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Social Security Administration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other state and federal governmental agencies and commissions which have supported the health and welfare of people with this condition;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, John Engler, Governor of the State of Michigan, do hereby proclaim the week of May 7-13, 2000 as [MULTIPLE] CHEMICAL [SENSITIVITY] AWARENESS WEEK in Michigan.

Given under my hand on this twenty-second day of March in the year of our Lord two thousand and of the Commonwealth one hundred and sixty-three.

John Engler




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