Skip Navigation
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser.

This website may not display properly with Internet Explorer. For the best experience, please use a more recent browser such as the latest versions of Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and/or Mozilla Firefox. Thank you.

Your Environment. Your Health.

UC Davis SRP Releases Research Updates

Superfund Research Program UC Davis

Check out the University of California (UC), Davis Superfund Research Program (SRP) Research Update No. 6, which highlights their recent accomplishments and findings related to soil amendments, health and diet, and hydraulic fracturing.

While the research update is aimed at California and Federal Government staff involved in legislation and regulation of toxic environmental substances, others involved in those environmental issues may also find value in the update.

Topics in the current edition include:

  • A Biochar Database , newly developed by the UC Davis SRP, for collecting detailed information about the new soil amendment material biochar.
  • An explanation of how pollutants might play a role in the efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids.
  • A showcase for researcher Thomas M. Young, Ph.D., whose work on controlling the fate and transport of contaminants in the environment led to his current participation on a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency panel to review current knowledge on the potential health effects of hydraulic fracturing.

Previous versions of the updates can be found on the UC Davis website .

Back
to Top