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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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Map and areal photograph of the Norman Municipal Landfill, OK.
Scientists from the USGS collected groundwater samples for analysis of emerging contaminants upgradient and downgradient of the Norman Municipal Landfill, OK -- from the Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Investigation

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