This Week in EPA Science

By Kacey FitzpatrickResearch Recap St. Patrick's Day

Can’t wait until next week to be green? Start St. Patrick’s Day a little early by reading about environmental science!

Here’s the latest in EPA research.

  • EPA Administrator Visits Newark’s New Community Air Pollution Project
    Administrator Gina McCarthy joined New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and other community members at Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood Family Success Center to launch an EPA-Ironbound partnership for community air monitoring that is a first of its kind citizen science project.
    Read about the partnership in Training Citizen Scientists to Monitor Air Quality.
  • Got an Environmental Science Question? Ask an EPA Scientist!
    Have you ever had a question about something you saw and wished you had an expert you could ask? In this new blog series, I ask EPA scientists questions about environmental science that were submitted online. The first post tackles this question – Is road salt bad for the environment?
    Read the answer in this week’s Ask an EPA Scientist blog.
  • Contributions in Environmental and Conservation Fields
    March is Women’s History Month, and EPA is marking the event by highlighting the many contributions women have made to the environmental and conservation fields. We shared advice that EPA women scientists and engineers have for students looking to make their own mark in environmental and conservation history.
    Read their advice in this Women’s History Month blog.

If you have any comments or questions about what I shared or about the week’s events, please submit them below in the comments section!

About the Author: Kacey Fitzpatrick is a student contractor and writer working with the science communication team in EPA’s Office of Research and Development.

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