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Does an Oil Spill Put Women’s Health in Peril?

Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan chair of Environmental Policy, is leading a five-year study to explore the potential health impacts of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on pregnant women and women of reproductive age living in Louisiana’s coastal parishes. The National Institute … Continue reading

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Researchers Respond to Oil Leak

    The explosion and subsequent leak from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig quickly captivated the attention of residents in Southeast Louisiana and throughout the Gulf Coast.  For faculty in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, the oil leak presented … Continue reading

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