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Your Environment. Your Health.

News Items: University of Arizona

Superfund Research Program

Community Engagement Core

Project Leader: Karletta Chief
Co-Investigators: Raina M. Maier, Stephanie Carroll
Grant Number: P42ES004940
Funding Period: 2005-2025

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News Items List

  • SRP Grantee Featured in Science Friday Video
    SRP News Page - January 2018
    Karletta Chief, Ph.D., of the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center was recently interviewed on Science Friday. Her interview coincided with the release of the sixth and final installment of a short video anthology, 'Breakthrough: Portraits of Women in Science,' which follows women working at the forefront of their fields.
  • UA SRP Center Communicates Findings at Community Forum
    SRP News Page - June 2017
    University of Arizona Superfund Research Program (UA SRP) Center Community Engagement Core Leader Karletta Chief, Ph.D., recently updated the impacted community about the Center's work in the aftermath of the 2015 Gold King Mine spill. Chief, along with collaborators from the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency, spoke at the Shiprock Chapter House about the Center's progress over the last two years.
  • Bioavailability Fact Sheet Now Available
    SRP News Page - August 2016
    An educational fact sheet on bioavailability of arsenic and lead in soils at Superfund sites is available for use, thanks to a partnership between the University of Arizona (UA) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Centers.
  • SRP researchers quickly inform communities near Colorado mine spill
    Environmental Factor - October 2015
    Following the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill of about three million gallons of mineral-polluted water into a tributary of the Animas River in Colorado, researchers from the University of Arizona (UA) Superfund Research Program (SRP) moved quickly to inform affected communities about potential health and environmental risks.
  • UA SRP Responds Quickly to Inform Communities near Colorado Mine Spill
    SRP News Page - August 2015
    Because of their expertise in human and environmental risks associated with mining of metals, University of Arizona (UA) Superfund Research Program (SRP) researchers weighed in on the recent Gold King Mine Spill, which spilled approximately three million gallons of polluted mine waste water into a tributary of the Animas Rive in Colorado.
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