West Virginia University experts in fields ranging from law to health to water quality can provide insights into potential community effects near the East Palestine, Ohio, site of the Feb. 3 train derailment and subsequent chemical fire. Jesse Richardson with…
Tag: Soil Contamination
Pollution expert available to discuss lead poisoning in urban communities
With National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week being observed Oct. 24-30, Gabriel Filippelli, the executive director of Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute, is available to comment on the risks of lead exposure in urban environments and the need for more comprehensive…
Novel Research Will Track Lead Residues Across Four Continents
Abby Kinchy, a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will seek to learn how can people try to reduce the harms caused by lead in the soil of their communities with the support of a Scholars Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Translating soil chemistry science to improve human health
Contaminated soils – and foods – influenced by soil factors