May 2017 Spotlight

Alshawabkeh Co-Authors Op-ed Urging
Legislators to Increase SRP Funding

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On March 14th, 2017, The Hill, an American political journalism newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C., posted the Op-ed, Reagan’s Superfund research must get back to Bush II funding levels written by Akram Alshawabkeh, PROTECT Co-Director, along with Rebecca Fry and Elizabeth Glass Geltman. The piece argues for continued and increased support by Congress for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP) and details the bipartisan, successful history of the program, despite funding that has decreased or remained stagnant since 2006.

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