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Environmental Health - Toxic Substances


Toxic Substances Hydrology Program Investigations

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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A Pacific Chorus frog in meadow located in Yosemite National Park.
USGS scientists found pesticides in amphibians such as this Pacific Chorus frog. The fog was found in meadow located in Yosemite National Park. Photo credit: Devin Edmonds, USGS -- from the Pesticide Contamination in Varied Pesticide-Use Settings Investigation

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