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Environmental Health - Toxic Substances

Research Projects

The Toxic Substances Hydrology Program conducts research on three categories of contamination issues:

Subsurface Point-Source Contamination

Contaminated Site Management and Remediation

Watershed- and Regional-Scale Contamination

Other Fundamental Research and Methods Development

Map of Toxics Program Study Sites
Locations of Toxics Program Investigations
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USGS scientists preparing a boat for water-quality sampling in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, CA.
USGS scientists getting ready to collect water-quality samples in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, California. Water-quality monitoring is one of the USGS's contributions to the CALFED Bay-Delta Ecosystem Restoration Program -- from the San Francisco Bay Project

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