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Your Environment. Your Health.

Social, Psychological, and Economic Impacts of Superfund and Other Contaminated Sites

Superfund Research Program

May 9-10, 2012

Brown University, Providence R.I.



This workshop is designed to provide a small forum for different scientific and related communities to discuss the full spectrum of issues surrounding the economic and societal costs of site contamination. The participants will share their viewpoints regarding contaminated neighborhood or site issues. Through this process, participants will identify research topics, which one or more of the social sciences can provide a more holistic understanding of the effects that hazardous waste sites have on our society.



The workshop will consist of short presentations by each of the invited participants, which will be followed by facilitated discussions.






Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown
58 Weybosset Street, Providence, Rhode Island, USA 02903
Tel: 1-401-608-3500 Fax: 1-401-272-3143


The room block is under “NIEHS Super Engineering”
The room rate is $119 plus tax. Reservations need to be made by April 20th.



This is a preliminary workshop. If you are interested in attending, please contact Beth Anderson at or 919-541-4481 


Meeting Sponsors

Brown University Superfund Research Program
NIEHS, Superfund Research Program


American Disabilities Act Accommodations Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in this event should contact Beth Anderson at or 919-541-4481. TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the event.

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