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Community health after the Mapua remediation project

Year:
2011
Duration:
26 months
Approved budget:
$270,000.00
Researchers:
Dr David McBride
Health issue:
Environmental health
Proposal type:
Joint Research Partnership Project
Lay summary
This project has two specific aims: (1) To document the health concerns, perceptions of exposures, comparative exposures and health effects for people living on or close to the remediation site in Mapua, Nelson. (2) To provide an analysis of serum samples to determine exposures of Mapua community members to dioxins, nondioxin-like PCBs and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs).