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  • Is There a New Water Crisis in Michigan?

    Article includes comments from Susan Pinney, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health. On Sunday, Michigan's lieutenant governor called a state of emergency for Kalamazoo County due to water contaminated with chemicals at more 20 times the threshold set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It's yet another site on a growing list of those around the state contaminated with the chemicals PFAS or PFOA.
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  • Dr. Kim Dietrich: The Children of Flint Were Not 'Poisoned'

    Opinion piece co-authored by Kim Dietrich, PhD, professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the UC College of Medicine. Words are toxic, too. Labeling Flint’s children as "poisoned," as many journalists and activists have done since the city’s water was found to be contaminated with lead in 2014, unjustly stigmatizes their generation.
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UC Awarded $8 Million to Continue 'Gene-Environment Interaction' Research

The Center for Environmental Genetics (CEG) at the University of Cincinnati(UC) received a grant renewal for more than $8 million from the NIEHS. Read Story

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