Superfund Research Program

August 2022

Man fishing with a child on the banks of a river.

Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza, Ph.D., director of the Community Engagement Core at the Duke University SRP Center , and Veronica Carter, with the North Carolina Coastal Federation discuss the “Stop, Check, Enjoy!,” campaign in an NIEHS podcast. They developed the campaign to help fishers in southeastern North Carolina make informed decisions about eating their catch from the polluted Cape Fear River. In the podcast, they also share tips on how to choose, prepare, and cook fish to reduce exposure to harmful contaminants.