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Arsenic in Wells – July 8 MDI Science Café Topic

“Is There Arsenic in Your Drinking Water?” will be the subject of an MDI Biological Laboratory Science Café on Monday, July 8, at 5 p.m. at the MDI. The presentation will be delivered by Jane E. Disney, senior staff scientist and director of education at MDIBL, and Bruce Stanton, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Dr. Stanton is also the former director and a current project leader of the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program and a visiting scientist at MDIBL.

Dartmouth SRP Director to Attend COP3 Meeting in Geneva

Dartmouth Superfund Research Program Director Celia Chen will be attending the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) in  Geneva, Switzerland November 25-29, 2019. Dr. Chen will be representing Dartmouth on the Policy Advisory Group (PAG) on Fate and Transport of Mercury. Issues will be discussed related to our SRP’s work on mercury fate in aquatic ecosystems and wildlife and human exposure. At its second meeting, the Conference of the Parties called for intersessional work to be carried out and invited submissions from Parties and interested stakeholders on a number of issues to be considered further at COP3.