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EPA Science Matters: July 3, 2018

A map of the US with stars over the areas that EPA has recently conducted research In this issue, we’re highlighting EPA research all across America. The map above shows locations of some recent EPA research that you can read about below.   

  1. Willamette Valley, Oregon: Keeping Fertilizer in the Ground and Dollars in Farmers’ Pockets
  2. St. Louis River Estuary, Minnesota: Staging a Comeback Along the St. Louis River
  3. Provo Bay, Utah: The Cyanobacteria Assessment Network – Recent Success in Harmful Algal Bloom Detection      
  4. Lake Champlain, Vermont: Working with Farmers to Reduce Phosphorus in Lake Champlain
  5. Narrow River Estuary, Rhode Island: Building A Resilient Shoreline: Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy 
  6. Gilbert, Iowa: Working with Communities to Solve a Big Problem in Small Water Systems
  7. Oakland, California: Living Close to Roadways: Health Concerns and Mitigation Strategies     
  8. Clermont County, Ohio: Local Partnership Works to Improve Watershed Health                      
  9. Kansas City, Kansas: Advancing Air Quality Measurement Capabilities and Engaging A Kansas Community in Citizen Science
  10. Baltimore, Maryland: Launch of Village Blue Web Application Shares Water Monitoring Data with Baltimore Community
  11. Houston, Texas: Latest Village Green Station Finds New Home in Houston Museum District
  12. North Carolina: EPA’s Air Sensor Toolbox Offers New Tools for Community-led Air Monitoring
  13. Gainesville, Florida: Sourcing Urban Soil Contaminants to Improve Cleanup
  14. Idaho Falls, Idaho: EPA and Idaho National Laboratory create first-of-its-scale Water Security Test Bed