Learn about our new website Arsenic and You!!
Enjoy an afternoon reception with refreshments to thank those involved in getting the website off the ground, and to introduce the site to others! Wednesday, April 26 at 2 pm, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, 2 Institute Drive, Concord, NH. RSVP to Laurie Rardin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 603-650-1523.
Laurie Rardin to Speak at May NHDES Source Water Protection Conference
On May 18 Dartmouth Superfund Program Research Translation Coordinator Laurie Rardin will be speaking at the NHDES (Department of Environmental Services) Source Water Protection Conference on the Development of Dartmouth's SRP's new website "Arsenic and You" .
ICMGP Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island
The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant will be held July 16-21, 2017 in Providence, RI. The conference is co-chaired by Dartmouth Superfund Program researcher Celia Chen.
2017 Recent News
SRP Regional Meeting at Northeastern University
On April 4-5, 2017 the Northeastern PROTECT Superfund Research Program (SRP) hosted a regional meeting of over 100 attendees from Dartmouth, Boston University, Northeastern, Brown and Columbia SRP programs. Everyone found the meeting highly productive and informative. For more details visit the Northeastern webpage.
Concord Monitor Cites Dartmouth Superfund Program Work
An article in the Concord Monitor cites work by the Dartmouth Superfund Program, in cooperation with our stakeholders, to inform and educate private well owners about the need to test and treat their wells, as well our CEC (Community Engagement Core) and RTC (Research Translation Core) work to survey private well owners and test interventions. The article also mentions our new website, Arsenic and You.
NH Water & Watershed Conference
Dartmouth Superfund Program Community Engagement Coordinator Kathrin Lawlor and Trace Element Analysis Research Scientist Vivien Taylor presented at the March 24, 2017 NH Water & Watershed Conference at Plymouth State University. Kathrin spoke on "Arsenic in Private Well Water: Engaging a variety of stakeholders to create lasting change" and Vivien presented on "Controls and Impacts of Mercury in Watersheds in the Northeast". For more information .
Margaret Karagas Quoted on Importance of Reducing Arsenic Exposure in Food
Superfund Program researcher Margaret Karagas is quoted in Health on the importance of reducing consumers' exposure to arsenic in food. She mentions the strategies of testing private wells for arsenic and eating a diverse diet" in addition to soaking rice and cooking it in extra water.
AAAS 2017 Arsenic in Food Session Big Success!
Sixty people attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science session, Arsenic in Food: From Soil to Plate to Policy. Mary Lou Guerinot was the session organizer and Margaret Karagas, David Salt and Keeve Nachman were the presenters. A story in Science Magazine provides a great summary.
Bruce Stanton Speaks at Gordon Research Conference
Dartmouth Superfund Program Director Bruce Stanton spoke at the Gordon Research Conference "Cilia, Mucus & Mucociliary Interactions" in Galveston, TX. His February 14 talk was attended by 160 people.