The STEEP program, one of the longer running PFAS science efforts in the country, studies pollution and examines potential research-based solutions alongside community partners.Continue reading "URI STEEP science effort responding to ‘forever’ PFAS chemical pollution renewed for $8.1 million for another 5 years"
The air we breathe in our homes, schools and workplaces can be polluted with harmful PFAS chemicals, according to a new study by GSO scientists.Continue reading "We’re breathing PFAS: URI-led study finds harmful forever chemicals in indoor air"
Two news reports featuring GSO professor Rainer Lohmann examine the threats posed by PFAS to the waters of Connecticut and Cape Cod.Continue reading "PFAS in Connecticut and Cape Cod"
After growing up barely a mile from URI’s Kingston campus, South Kingstown native Matthew Dunn is now a doctoral student at the URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, which he calls “one of the best schools for oceanography.”Continue reading "Native Rhode Islander returns home to pursue ocean science"
GSO professor Rainer Lohmann and other URI researchers have started to test drinking water from private wells in Cape Cod for toxic man-made chemicals called per and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS.Continue reading "URI Researchers Begin Testing Well-Water In Cape Cod For Toxic Man-Made Chemicals"