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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are re-emerging as an environmental pollutant of concern. PAHs, found at Superfund sites and urban settings, are formed in the burning of carbon-based energy sources, e.g., diesel, gasoline, coal, petroleum and in cooking or tobacco smoke. Learn more about PAHs
(Adapted from story from Eddy Hall, NIEHS) SRP Training Core Co-leader Stacey Harper has received the 2014 Savery Outstanding Young Faculty Award. The Savery award is presented each year to a faculty member of the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences to recognize outstanding contributions through teaching, research, international, and/or extended education activities. Harper will receive the… Continue readingRead full story.
The Department of Science and Engineering (DOSE) of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) is a partner with our Superfund Research Program (SRP) Community Engagement Core (Core E). In June 2014, DOSE recruited nine Tribal members to help with a study that would measure how people metabolize and eliminate polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) that… Continue reading
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THE POLLUTION INSIDE US Toxicologists examine the chemicals of modern life. By: Peg Herring, Oregon’s Agricultural Progress Original Article Forty years ago, chemical pollution was the stuff that spewed from tailpipes, smokestacks, and sewers. Rivers burned, fish died, and forests withered under acid rain until Congress passed strict laws to curb the flood of manmade… Continue readingRead full story.