2015

Events

Northeast SRP Research and Training Workshop, April 2-3, Boston, MA

Recent News

March

Washington Post Reports on Hidden Benefits of Cutting Coal Pollution

Washington Post article. Click here for additional information on mercury.

Director Stanton Quoted in Huffington Post on Arsenic Levels in Wine

The Huffington Post reports on California winemakers sued over arsenic levels in wine. Huffington Post article

Why Is There Arsenic in Wine Anyway?

Fox News story discusses research led by Kathryn Cottingham, professor of biological sciences, which found that white wine and beer significantly raised people's arsenic levels.

Researcher Brian Jackson in NYT on Arsenic in Rice Crackers

Brian Jackson, Ph.D. speaks to Deborah Blum for the NYT Column Ask Well; Dartmouth Now Coverage

Trainee Kate Buckman Leads New Paper on Berlin, NH Superfund Site

Coverage includes:
Science Daily
Phys Org
and online in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

February

Superfund Researchers Present to NH Farm Bureau February 19

Celia Chen, RTC Leader and Kathrin Lawlor, CEC Coordinator, presented an overview of our SRP Center research and discussed NH Farm Bureau needs and questions relative to our studies of arsenic and mercury.

CBS News Story on Arsenic in Rice

CBS news coverage discusses FDA studies and health implications of eating rice over long term. CBS Coverage

January

Dragonfly Project at Gorham High School

Gorham High School science teacher Sarah Clemmitt received a Tillotson grant which allowed her class to continue their work with the Dartmouth SRP and the dragon fly citizen science project to measure mercury levels near the Berlin Superfund site. Berlin Daily Sun Article

Valley News Coverage of the Dragon Fly Citizen Scientist Project

The Dartmouth Superfund Program has been working with local high schools and the Schoodic Institute to study dragon fly larvae as an indicator of mercury levels in the environment. Valley News Article

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