HERCULES Community-Engaged Pilot Leads to EPA Clean Up

Work by Dr. Eri Saikawa and PhD student Sam Peters on their HERCULES Pilot continues to make the news.  EPA is still sampling yards for lead and the area has now been designated a Superfund removal action.  Read the AJC articles and Emory News Center articles linked below for the full story.

“Danger in the ground: Lead contaminates westside Atlanta neighborhood”

Andy Miller, Georgia Health News

Removal of unsafe lead begins in contaminated Atlanta neighborhood

Andy, Miller, Georgia Health News

Emory soil analysis project leads to EPA site investigation

Carol Clark, Emory News Center

Read here for more background on the HERCULES pilot study.