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Rx for Action

A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

USGS finds that treated landfill leachate still contains contaminants

From Waste 360 comes a new article about the contaminants that remain even after landfill leachate is treated. A recent study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows that treating liquid waste from landfills does not remove all contaminants. "Landfills are the final depository for much of the solid waste...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 3:52PM on 11/28/2015
Categories: In the News Latest Research Resources

Recapturing inspiration at the American Public Health Association Expo

This story starts with a nursing student named Sara. Adrienne Gulley and I met Sara yesterday at the IISG exhibitor booth at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting . We had been there since Sunday and had already talked to about 1,200 public health professionals and students. Some of the conversations were eye-opening, because...

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Posted by Laura Kammin at 4:38PM on 11/5/2015
Categories: Workshops & Events