Kathrin Lawlor Presents Community Toolkit at NH DES Source Water Protection Conference
CEC Coordnator, Kathrin Lawlor, will lead a session on Engaging Community Partners in Long-term Change as part of the Community Based Source Water Protection track at the NH DES Source Water Protection Conference on May 11 in Concord. Registration is still open and the agenda provides more details.
Northeast Superfund Research Program Training Workshop Big Success
The Training Cores of the Dartmouth, BU, Brown, UPenn, Columbia, Harvard and Northeastern SRP Centers met April 26-27 at Northeastern University in Boston to learn about improving their science communication skills, community engagement and planning for future careers.
Researcher Margaret Karagas Quoted in NY Times on FDA Proposed Limit for Arsenic in Rice Cereal
NH Arsenic Consortium Meeting Brings New Members!
Almost 70 people from a wide array of stakeholder groups attended the New Hampshire Arsenic Consortium meeting on March 24. They heard updates on arsenic research, outreach and education, reviewed Consortium accomplishments and discussed next steps regarding arsenic in private well water in NH.
Researcher Brian Jackson Quoted on Effects of Arsenic Levels in Rice Snacks
"If you are a person who is eating rice every day, and also snacking on rice products, then that five micrograms from rice crackers becomes significant. If once a month, not so much," Brian Jackson, a research associate professor and the director of Dartmouth's Trace Metal Analysis Core Facility, tells The Daily Meal in a story about arsenic levels in the snacks and whether they pose a risk to people. Read more.
Dartmouth Researchers find Potential Link between in Utero Arsenic Exposure and Growth in Developing Fetuses
New research published in Environmental Health Perspectives, details a study led by Diane Gilbert-Diamond with Margaret Karagas as senior author, which looks at the relation between in utero arsenic exposure and birth outcomes in a cohort of mothers and their newborns from New Hampshire.