This Week in EPA Science

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Here’s a quick recap of the latest in EPA science.

Water Research Grants
Last week EPA announced two grants to the Water Environment and Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) for water research projects. The grants will help the Foundation develop tools to assist communities with stormwater management and improve water reuse and water conservation. Researchers also be examining the impact of emerging contaminants on public and ecological health. Read more about the research projects in the WE&RF press release.

Why EPA is the Gold Standard for Environmental Protection around the World
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy recently wrote about why EPA is the gold standard for environmental protection around the world. One of her reasons: our cutting-edge research! Check out the whole list here.

Transforming How We Measure Chemical Toxicity
Our Transform Tox Testing Challenge was recently featured on the Health and Human Services Idea Lab blog. Read more about the challenge in the blog How EPA + NIH + Open Innovation Are Transforming How We Measure Chemical Toxicity.

Researchers at Work
Wonder what an environmental mathematical statistician does? There is a one hundred percent chance you can find out from EPA’s Tony Olsen. And meet more of our scientists at our Researchers at Work page.

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About the Author: Kacey Fitzpatrick is a writer working with the science communication team in EPA’s Office of Research and Development. She is a regular contributor to It All Starts with Science and the founding writer of “The Research Recap.”

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