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$1 Million Health Study Awarded To Southern El Paso County

Colorado Part Of Large National Study To Evaluate Health Consequences Of Toxic “Forever Chemicals” In Drinking Water

 

Last updated 9/25/2019 at 1:35pm



Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus received notification of a $1 million, first-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to address the human health effects of contaminated drinking water in El Paso County, Colorado. The grant is part of the first major study to look at exposure nationwide, and six other sites are also being funded to total $7 million this year.

The Colorado study will explore the impacts of human exposure i...



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