USGS - science for a changing world

Environmental Health - Toxic Substances

The Toxic Substances Hydrology Program provides objective scientific information on environmental contamination to improve characterization and management of contaminated sites, to protect human and environmental health, and to reduce potential future contamination problems. Read more about the Toxics Program

Recent Science Features

 

New Publications
Contamination with bacterial zoonotic pathogen genes in U.S. streams influenced by varying types of animal agriculture: Science of the Total Environment

Municipal solid waste landfills harbor distinct microbiomes: Frontiers in Microbiology

Cyanotoxins of inland lakes of the United States--Occurrence and potential recreational health risks in the EPA National Lakes Assessment 2007: Harmful Algae

Dairy-impacted wastewater is a source of iodinated disinfection byproducts in the environment: Environmental Science and Technology Letters

Wastewater disposal from unconventional oil and gas development degrades stream quality at a West Virginia injection facility: Environmental Science and Technology

Endocrine disrupting activities of surface water associated with a West Virginia oil and gas Industry wastewater disposal site: Science of the Total Environment

More >

GeoHealth Newsletter
GeoHealth Logo

The GeoHealth Newsletter
Volume 12, No. 2, 2015

GeoHealth is the U.S. Geological Survey's Environmental Health Newsletter.

Investigations
Crosscutting Topics
Photo Gallery

On-site weather station.
On-site weather station -- from the Amargosa Desert Research Site

USGS Home Water Climate Change Science Systems Ecosystems Energy and Minerals Environmental Health Hazards

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://toxics.usgs.gov/index.html
Page Contact Information:
Page Last Modified: Tuesday, 07-Jun-2016 11:30:03 EDT