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Superfund Research Program

Understanding and Enhancing PFAS Phytoremediation Mechanisms Using Novel Nanomaterials

Project Leaders: Vasilis Vasiliou, Christy Haynes (University of Minnesota), Jason White (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
Grant Number: R01ES032712
Funding Period: 2021-2025
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  • Researchers Team up with Tribe, Community to Fight PFAS with Plants
    Environmental Factor - April 2024
    Scientists supported by the NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) together with community and Mi kmaq Nation tribal members are using plants to remove PFAS from a contaminated site in northern Maine, a technique known as phytoremediation.
  • SRP Welcomes New Individual Research Grants
    SRP News Page - April 2021
    The NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) welcomes 10 newly funded individual research projects. They are incorporating new advances in materials science to optimize bioremediation of contaminants in soil, sediment, or water. Bioremediation is a cost-effective, energy efficient approach involving bacteria, fungi, and plants to break down and remove hazardous substances from the environment. These projects may offer new breakthroughs to advance sustainable solutions for hazardous substances in the environment.
  • Annual Meeting Satellite Workshops Boost Collaboration
    SRP News Page - February 2021
    Two workshops, held December 16 as part of the first NIEHS Superfund Research Program (SRP) virtual annual meeting, provided forums to delve into data science issues and showcase innovative remediation and detection technologies.
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