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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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Acid mine drainage from California Gulch (right) mixes with the waters of the Arkansas River, Colo. (left). The Gulch was a source of hydrous iron oxides that precipitated as colloids and moved in suspension down the Arkansas River. Historic surges from mine works have released much larger plumes into the Arkansas River that have been visible for miles downstream.
Acid mine drainage from California Gulch (right) mixes with the waters of the Arkansas River, Colo. (left). The Gulch was a source of hydrous iron oxides that precipitated as colloids and moved in suspension down the Arkansas River. Historic surges from mine works have released much larger plumes into the Arkansas River that have been visible for miles downstream -- from the Hardrock Mining in Rocky Mountain Terrain -- Upper Arkansas River, Colorado Photo Gallery

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