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2007 Level III Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) Awarded Nominations

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Level III awards - are for those who have accomplished an unusually notable research or technological effort. The awards are for a substantial revision or modification of a scientific/technological principle or procedure, or an important improvement to the value of a device, activity, program, or service to the public. Awarded research relates to a mission or organizational component of the EPA, or significantly affects a relevant area of science/technology.

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Nominations Recommended for a Level III Award ($1000) -- Total of Thirty-Nine
Nom. # Titles and Citations of Submitted Paper Eligible Authors* and Nominating Organization Ineligible Authors and Organization Citation
S7CS0002 Destruction of Spores on Building Decontamination Residue in a Commercial Autoclave
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72(12): 7687-7693 (2006)
Paul Lemieux (50%)

NHSRC, Cincinnati, OH
Roy Sieber (20%) - Eastern Research Group, Inc.
Aaron Osborne (20%) - Eastern Research Group, Inc.
Alan Woodard (10%) - NY State DEC
Publishing Operating Procedures to Use Commercial Autoclaves to Sterilize Building Decontamination Waste
S7CS0003 (1) Tetrahaloindate(lll) -Based Ionic Liquids in the Coupling Reaction of Carbon Dioxide and Epoxides to Generate Cyclic Carbonates: H-Bonding and Mechanistic Studies
J. Organic Chemistry, 70:7882-7891 (2005)
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(2) Microwave-Assisted Preparation of 1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Tetrachlorogallate and its Catalytic use in Acetal Formation Under Mild Conditions
Tetrahedron Letters, 46(12):7447-7449 (2005)
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Rajender S. Varma (50%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
Yong Jin Kim (50%) - Korea Institute of Industrial Technology Designing a Process for Converting Greenhouse Gas, CO2, to Cyclic Carbonates in Non-Volatile Ionic Liquid Solvents
S7CS0004 (1) Aqueous N-Alkylation of Amines Using Alkyl Halides: Direct Synthesis of Tertiary Amines Under Microwave Irradiation
Green Chemistry, 6(4):219-221 (2004)
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(2) An Efficient and Simple Aqueous N-Heterocyclization of Aniline Derivatives: Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of N-Aryl Azacycloalkanes
Organic Letters, 7(12):2409-2411 (2005)
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(3) Microwave-Assisted Cyclocondensation of Hydrazine Derivatives with Alkyl Dihalides or Ditosylates in Aqueous Media: Syntheses of Pyrazole, Pyrazolidine, and Phthalazine Derivatives Tetrahedron Letters, 46(36):6011-6014 (2005)
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Rajender S. Varma (50%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
Yuhong Ju (50%) - Dow Chemical Investment (China) Co., Ltd. Exceptional Technical Achievement in Developing a Microwave Technology for Greener Chemical Processing in Water
S7CS0006 Characterizing Pipe Wall Demand: Implications for Water Quality Modeling
Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 131(3):208-217 (2005)
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Roy C. Haught, EPA Retired (50%)
Robert M. Clark (50%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
  Research to Understand Health Benefits Associated with Disinfection Residuals in Drinking Water Distribution Systems
S7ER0011 (1) Mechanistic Basis for Estrogenic Effects in Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas) Following Exposure to the Androgen 17a-Methyltestosterone: Conversion of 17a-Methyltestosterone to 17a- Methylestradiol
Aquatic Toxicology, 66(15):15-23 (2004)
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(2) Effects of Two Fungicides with Multiple Modes of Action on Reproductive Endocrine Function in the Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas)
Toxicological Sciences, 86(2):300-308 (2005)
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Gerald T. Ankley (12%)
Elizabeth J. Durhan (10%)
Kathleen M. Jensen (10%)
Michael D. Kahl (10%)
Michael W. Hornung (8%)
Jeffrey S. Denny (5%)
Tala R. Henry (5%)
Joseph J. Korte (5%)
Elizabeth A. Makynen (5%)
Brian C. Butterworth (5%)
Daniel L. Villeneuve (5%)
L. Earl Gray (5%)
Mary C. Cardon (5%)
Vickie S. Wilson (5%)

NHEERL, Duluth, MN
Ann L. Linnum (5%) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assessing Reproductive Endocrine Effects of Chemicals Acting Via Multiple Modes of Action in a Fathead Minnow Assay
S7ER0014 Availability of Clupeid Prey to Primary Piscivores in Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 134(5):1410-1421 (2005)
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Michael Cyterski (80%)

NERL, Athens, GA
John Ney (20%) - Virginia Tech. Development of a Comprehensive Methodology for Examining the Adequacy of a Prey Resource for Piscine Predators
S7ER0015 Does Soil CO2 Efflux Acclimatize to Elevated Temperature and CO2 During Long-Term Treatment of Douglas-Fir Seedlings? New Phytologist, 170(1):107-118 (2006)
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Ronald S. Waschmann (15%)
Mark G. Johnson (15%)
Paul T. Rygiewicz (15%)
E. Henry Lee (25%)
David T. Tingey (30%)

NHEERL, Corvallis, OR
  Application of New Statistical Methods to Detect Seasonality in Soil Respiration Caused by Aboveground Plant Processes
S7ER0018 Hydraulic Redistribution in a Douglas-Fir Forest: Lessons from System Manipulations
Plant Cell and Environment, 29:138-150 (2006)
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J. Renee Brooks (50%)

NHEERL, Corvallis, OR
Fredrick C. Meinzer (15%) - USDA Forest Service
Jeff Warren (15%) - USDA Forest Service
Jean-Christophe Domec (10%) - Oregon State University
Rob Coulombe (10%) - Dynamac Corporation
A Mechanistic Understanding of How Mature Forest Ecosystems Use Water
S7ES0037 Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) Sulfur Test Method Variability: A Statistical Analysis of Reproducibility from the 2005 US EPA ULSD Round-Robin Test Program Society of Automotive Engineers Technical Paper Series, :1-16 (2007)
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Christopher A. Laroo (50%)

OTAQ, Ann Arbor, MI
Robert L. Mason (25%) - Southwest Research Institute
Janet P. Buckingham (25%) - Southwest Research Institute
Exceptional Technological Achievement in Supporting Implementation of Emissions Reductions in HD Diesel Engines
S7HE0040 (1) Disruption of Iron Homeostasis as a Mechanism of Biologic Effect by Ambient Air Pollution Particles
Inhalation Toxicology, 17(13):709-716 (2005)
(2) DMT1 Decreases Metal-Related Injury in the Lung American Journal of Physiology, 289:L460-L467 (2005)
(3) TNF, IFN-γ, and Endotoxin Increase Expression of DMT1 in Bronchial Epithelial Cells American Journal of Physiology, 289:L24-L33 (2005)
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Andrew J. Ghio (25%)
Lisa A. Dailey (25%)
Jackie Stonehuerner (25%)
Michael Madden (25%)

NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
  Defining the Participation of Iron Homeostasis in the Toxicity of PM
S7HE0044 Acute Health Reference Values: Overview, Perspective, and Current Forecast of Needs Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, 68(11-12):901-926 (2005)
George M. Woodall, Jr. (100%)

NCEA, Research Triangle Park, NC
  Providing to the Agency and Others an Overview and Current Forecast of Needs for Acute Health References Values
S7HE0045 Framework for Evaluation of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Models for Use in Safety or Risk Assessment Risk Analysis, 24(6):1697-1717 (2004)
Leona Harris (34%)
Hugh A. Barton (33%)
R. Woodrow Setzer (33%)

NCCT, Research Triangle Park, NC
  Facilitating the Evaluation and Utilization of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models in Risk Assessment
S7HE0047 Chloroprene: overview of studies under consideration for the development of an iris assessment. Chemico-Biological Interactions 2007;166(1-3):341-351.
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Ines Pagan (100%)

NCEA, Research Triangle Park, NC
  Providing Innovative Approaches on Presentation of Information Related to the Human Health Risk Assessment for Chloroprene
S7HE0051 Air Contaminant Exposures During the Operation of Lawn and Garden Equipment Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 16(4):362-370 (2006)
Richard Baldauf (51%)
Jason Weinstein (40%)

NRMRL, Research Triangle Park, NC
Christopher Fortune (3%) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Michael Wheeler (3%) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Fred Blanchard (3%) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Substantial Contributions to the Assessment and Reduction of Health Risks Posed by Emissions from Lawn and Garden Equipment
S7HE0054 (1) Identification and Characterization of Novel Stable Deoxyguanosine and Deoxyadenosine Adducts of Benzo(a)pyrene-7,8-Quinone from Reactions at Physiological pH Chemical Research in Toxicology, 17:827-838 (2004)
(2) Benzo(a)pyrene-7,8-Quinone-3' -Mononucleotide Adduct Standards for 32P Postlabeling Analyses: Detection of Benzo(a)pyrene-7,8-Quinone-Calf Thymus DNA Adducts Analytical Biochemistry, 355:213-223 (2006)
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William T. Padgett (27%)
Stephen Nesnow (22%)
Garret B. Nelson (12%)
Guy R. Lambert (5%)
Adam Swank (2%)
Jeffrey A. Ross (2%)
Ann M. Richard (2%)

NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
Narayanan Balu (28%) - BASF Corporation Exceptional Contribution to Understading the Environmental Carcinogenesis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
S7HE0055 (1) Transcriptional Profiles in Liver from Mice Treated with Hepatotumorigenic and Nonhepatotumorigenic Triazole Conazole Fungicides: Propiconazole, Triadimefon, and Myclobutanil Toxicoligic Pathology, 34(7):863-878 (2006)
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(2) Transcriptional Profiles in Liver from Rats Treated with Tumorigenic and Non-Tumorigenic Triazole Conazole Fungicides: Propiconazole, Triadimefon, Myclobutanil Toxicologic Pathology, 34(7):879-894 (2006)
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(3) Toxicity Profiles in Mice Treated with Hepatotumorigenic and Non-Hepatotumorigenic Triazole Conazole Fugicides: Propiconazole, Triadimefon, and Myclobutanil Toxicologic Pathology, 34(7):853-862 (2006)
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Stephen Nesnow (12%)
Douglas Wolf (8%)
William O. Ward (8%)
Sheau-Fung Thai (8%)
Susan D. Hester (8%)
Don Delker (8%)
James W. Allen (8%)
Sharon Leavitt (5%)
Ernest Winkfield (5%)
Guobin Sun (5%)
Barbara Roop (5%)
Gail Nelson (5%)
Tanya Moore (5%)
Carlton Jones (5%)
Michael H. George (5%)

NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
  Exceptional Contribution that Changed Default Assumptions on the Modes of Action of Tumorigenic Conazole Fungicides Based on Toxicogenomics
S7HE0056 (1) Exposure Parameters Necessary for Delayed Puberty and Mammary Gland Development in Long-Evans Rats Exposed in utero to Atrazine Toxicology & Applied Pharmacology, 195(1):23-34 (2004)
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(2) Adverse Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Atrazine During a Critical Period of Mammary Gland Growth Toxicological Sciences, 87(1):255-266 (2005)
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(3) Mammary Gland Development as a Sensitive End-Point Following Acute Prenatal Exposure to a Low Dose Atrazine Metabolite Mixture in Female Long Evans Rats. Environmental Health Perspectives 2007;115(4):541-547.
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Suzanne E. Fenton (55%)
Carmen Wood (10%)
Jason P. Stanko (10%)
Geri L. Youngblood (5%)

NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
Jennifer L. Rayner (10%) - Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Sara N. Geiner (5%) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Rolondo R. Enoch (5%)
Published Adverse Low-Dose Effects of Female Rat Mammary Glands Following Prenatal Exposure to Atrazine Metabolites
S7HE0059 Estimation of Ambient and Non-Ambient Components of Particulate Matter Exposure from a Personal Monitoring Panel Study Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 16(3):264-274 (2006)
William E. Wilson (90%)

NCEA, Research Triangle Park, NC
Micahel Brauer (10%) - The University of British Columbia Developing a Method to Estimate Ambient and Nonambient Personal Exposure and Applying it to Panel Epidemiology
S7HE0145 (1) Use of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model for Rats to Study the Influence of Body Fat Mass and Induction of CYP1A2 on the Pharmacokinetics of TCDD Environmental Health Perspectives, 114(9):1394-1400 (2006)
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(2) Comparison of the use of a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model and a Classical Pharmacokinetic Model for Dioxin Exposure Assessments Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(9):1666-1668 (2005)
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(3) Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model for Developmental Exposures to TCDD in the Rat Toxicological Sciences, 80(1):115-33 (2004)
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Michael J. DeVito (35%)
Linda S. Birnbaum (20%)

NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
Claud Emond (40%) - University of Montreal
Joel Michalek (5%) - The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
The Development of a PBPK Model for Dioxin for Use in Human Risk Assessment
S7MM0066 Development of Size Selective Sampling of Bacillus anthracis Surrogate Spores from Simulated Building Air Intake Mixtures for Analysis Via Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Applied Spectroscopy, 60(8):860-870 (2006)
Emily Snyder (70%)
Brian Gullett (15%)
Shawn Ryan (5%)

NHSRC, Research Triangle Park, NC
Abderrahmane Touati (5%) - Arcadis G & M
Lukas Oudejans (5%) - Arcadis G & M
The Development of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for B. anthracis Surrogate Spore Detection
S7MM0068 Method Development for the Analysis of N-Nitrosodimethylamine and Other N-Nitrosamines in Drinking Water at Low Nanogram/Liter Concentrations Using Solid-Phase Extraction and Gas Chromatography with Chemical Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry Journal of AOAC International, 89(2):486-497 (2006)
Jean W. Munch (75%)
Margarita V. Bassett (25%)

NERL, Cincinnati, OH
  Development of a Sensitive and Specific Method to Measure Low ng/L Concentrations of Nitrosamines in Drinking Water
S7OR0090 (1) Green and Controlled Synthesis of Gold and Platinum Nanomaterials Using Vitamin B2: Density-Assisted Self-Assembly of Nanospheres, Wires and Rods Green Chemistry, 8(6):516-518 (2006)
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(2) Dextrose-Templated Microwave-Assisted Combustion Synthesis of Spongy Metal Oxides Smart Materials and Structures, 15:1260-1265 (2006)
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Rajender S. Varma (50%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
Mallikarjuna N. Nadagouda (50%) - Not Provided Developing a Novel Approach for Greener Production and Safer Use of Noble Nanometals and Metal Oxides
S7OR0094 Apparent 85Kr Ages of Groundwater within the Royal Watershed, Maine, USA Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 91(3):113-127 (2006)
William Sidle (100%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
  Development and Application of 85Kr Isotope Dating Techniques in Ground Water Vulnerability Risk Assessments
S7RA0096 Air Emission Inventories in North America: A Critical Assessment Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 56(8):1115-1129 (2006)
C. Andrew Miller (56%)
J. David Mobley (4%)

NRMRL, Research Triangle, NC
George Hidy (4%) - Envair/Aerochem
Jeremy Hales (4%) - Columbia Geosciences
Charles E. Kolb (4%) - Aerodyne Research Inc.
Arthur S. Werner (4%) - MACTEC Federal Programs
Bernd Haneke (4%) - MACTEC Federal Programs
David D. Parish (4%) - NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
H. Christopher Frey (4%) - North Carolina State University
Leonora Rojas-Bracho (4%) - Instituto Nacional de Ecologia
Marc Deslauriers (4%) - Environment Canada
Bill Pennell (4%) - NARSTO
A Critical Overview of Air Emission Inventories with Recommendations to Improve Their Value to Air Quality Management
S7RA0098 The Fathead Minnow in Aquatic Toxicology: Past, Present and Future Aquatic Toxicology, 78(1):91-102 (2006)
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Gerald T. Ankley (50%)
Daniel L. Villeneuve (50%)

NHEERL, Duluth, MN
  Developing a Comprehensive Review for a Small Fish Model, the Fathead Minnow, Key to USEPA Regulatory Activities
S7RA0099 The Multidisciplinary Influence of Common Sustainability Indices Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 2(8):419-426 (2004)
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Audrey L. Mayer (40%)
Hale W. Thurston (30%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
Christopher W. Pawlowski (30%) - RD Zande and Associates A Timely and Perceptive Review of the Multidimensional Nature of Sustainability Indices
S7RA0100 Systematic Approach to Evaluating Trade-Offs Among Fuel Options: The Lessons of MTBE Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1076:498-515 (2006)
J. Michael Davis (90%)

NCEA, Research Triangle Park, NC
Valerie M. Thomas (10%) - Georgia Institute of Technology Articulating a Comprehensive Assessment Approach for Fuels and Fuel Additives
S7RA0102 Classifying Coastal Waters: Current Necessity and Historical Perspective Estuaries and Coasts, 29(1):107-123 (2006)
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Janis C. Kurtz (40%)
Virginia E. Engle (20%)
Naomi D. Detenbeck (20%)
Dan Campbell (5%)
Stephen J. Jordan (5%)
Lisa M. Smith (5%)
Kay Ho (5%)

NHEERL, Gulf Breeze, FL
  Evaluating Environmental Classification Approaches for Their Ability to Group Estuaries with Similar Sensitivity to Nutrient Pollution
S7RA0105 Methods for Speciation of Metals in Soils: A Review Journal of Environmental Quality, 34(5):1707-1745 (2005)
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James A. Ryan (40%)
Souhail R. Al-Abed (15%)
Kirk G. Scheckel (10%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
John J. D'Amore (35%) - Not Provided Promoting the Application of Metal Speciation in EPA Research
S7RA0109 Emissions of Organic Air Toxics from Open Burning: A Comprehensive Review Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 30(1):1-32 (2004)
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Paul Lemieux (70%)

NHSRC, Cincinnati, OH
Christopher C. Lutes (15%) - ARCADIS
Dawn A. Santoianni (15%) - ARCADIS
Compiling a Comprehensive Review of Air Toxics Data from Open Burning Sources
S7RA0116 (1) Developmental Neurotoxicity of Pyrethroid Insecticides: Review and Future Research Needs Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(2):123-136 (2005)
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(2) Effects of Pyrethroids on Voltage-Sensitive Calcium Channels: An Assessment of Strengths, Weaknesses, Data Needs, and Relationship to Assessment of Cumulative Neurotoxicity Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 196(2):303-318 (2004)
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Timothy J. Shafer (65%)
Kevin M. Crofton (20%)

NHEERL, Research Triangle Park, NC
Douglas A. Meyer (15%) - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Analysis of the State of Science to Support Cumulative Risk Determinations of Pyrethroids Under FQPA
S7TF0121 The 2-Norbornyl Cation is Not a Single Minimum Energy System Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism, 29(4):243-288 (2004)
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Andrew Mamantov (100%)

OPPT, Washington, DC
  Insightful Contribution and Innovative Prediction of Hydrolysis of Polycyclic Halides
S7TF0123 Volatile Organic Compounds from Vegetation in Southern Yunnan Province, China: Emission Rates and Some Potential Regional Implications Atmospheric Environment, 40(10):1759-1773 (2006)
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Chris D. Geron (75%)

NRMRL, Research Triangle Park, NC
Sue M. Owen (10%) - University of Lancaster
Alex B. Guenther (8%) - National Center for Atmospheric Research
Jim P. Greenberg (2%) - National Center for Atmospheric Research
Rei Rasmussen (2%) - OGI/OHSU
Jian Hui Bai (1%) - Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Qing-Jun Li (1%) - The Chinese Academy of Sciences
Brad Baker (1%) - California State University Sacramento
Discovery of Oxidant and Aerosol Precursor VOC Emissions in Asia and Their Regional to Global Implications
S7TF0125 Effects of pH and Phosphate on Metal Distribution with Emphasis on As Speciation and Mobilization in Soils a Lead Smelting Site Science of the Total Environment, 345(1-3):175-190 (2005)
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Christopher A. Impellitteri (100%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
  Research on the Stabilization of Metals and Speciation of Arsenic in Mine Wastes
S7TF0128 (1) Reduction of Nitrosobenzenes and N-Hydroxylanilines by Fe(ll) Species: Elucidation of the Reaction Mechanism Environmental Science & Technology, 40(14):4449-4454 (2006)
(2) QSAR Study of the Reduction of Nitroaromatics by Fe(ll) Species Environmental Science & Technology, 40(16):4976-4982 (2006)
Dalizza Colon (55%)
Eric J. Weber (23%)
Luis A. Suarez (5%)
Paul Winget (5%)

NERL, Athens, GA
James L. Anderson (12%) - University of Georgia Improving the Ability to Predict the Reduction Rates for Nitroaromatics and Their Intermediates in the Environment
S7TF0129 (1) Degradation of Chlorpyrifos in Aqueous Chlorine Solutions: Pathways, Kinetics, and Modeling Environmental Science and Technology, 40(2):546-551 (2006)
(2) Monitoring the Speciation of Aqueous Free Chlorine from pH 1 to 12 with Raman Spectroscopy to Determine the Identity of the Potent Low-pH Oxidant Applied Spectroscopy, 60(7):764-772 (2006)
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Stephen E. Duirk (55%)
Timothy W. Collette (22%)

NERL, Athens, GA
Daniel P. Cherney (18%) - ExxonMobil Chemical Company
J. Christopher Tarr (5%) - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Innovative Use of Measurements and Modeling to Forecast the Fate of Pesticides During Drinking Water Treatment
S7TF0133 Mineralogy and Characterization of Arsenic, Iron, and Lead in A Mine Waste Derived Fertilizer Environmental Science & Technology, 40(16):4874-4879 (2006)
Aaron G. B. Williams (40%)
Kirk G. Scheckel (30%)
Christopher A. Impellitteri (20%)
Thabet Tolaymat (10%)

NRMRL, Cincinnati, OH
  Speciation and Risk Characterization of Hazardous Materials in Ironite
S7TF0134 Simplified Modeling of Flushing and Residence Times in 42 Embayments in New England, USA, with Special Attention to Greenwich Bay, Rhode Island Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 62(1-2):339-351 (2004)
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Mohamed Abdelrhman (100%)

NHEERL, Narragansett, RI
  Simple Models of Residence Time in Embayments to Understand Ecological Response and Enhance Classification Endeavors
S7TF0137 (1) Arsenic Cycling Within the Water Column of a Small Lake Receiving Contaminated Ground-Water Discharge Chemical Geology, 228(1-3):137-155 (2006)
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(2) Arsenic Solid-Phase Partitioning in Reducing Sediments of a Contaminated Wetland Chemical Geology, 228(1-3):156-174 (2006)
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Robert G. Ford (48%)
Richard T. Wilkin (47%)

Gina Hernandez-Roberts (5%) - Family Health Center Research That Provides the Basis for Assessing Arsenic Mobility in Contaminated Ground Water and Sediments
Key to Acronyms used in the above Table
NCEA National Center for Environmental Assessment
NERL National Exposure Research Laboratory
NHEERL National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory
NHSRC National Hazardous Substance Research Center
NRMRL National Risk Management Research Laboratory
OAQPS Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
OEI Offcice of Environmental Information
OPP Office of Pesticide Programs
ORIA Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
ORCR Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery
OSCP Office of Science Coordination and Policy
OTAQ Office of Transportation and Air Quality
*Note: The percentages given after name represent the current percent of the total level of effort as documented in the EPA nomination.

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