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Helbling Research Group

aquatic science and technology

Press Conference on the Hudson

We held a press conference at the docks in Kingston, New York to discuss our ongoing research on micropollutnts in the Hudson River Estuary. Joining us were represenatives from Riverkeeper and the New York State Department of  Environmental Conservation. Some of the resulting stories are here:

The Press Release

Poughkeepsie Journal – Hudson River pollutants: pesticides, drugs and DEET

WAMC Radio Story – Study finds Pharmaceuticals, other Micropollutants in Hudson Estuary

The Daily Freeman – Riverkeeper study finds chemical compounds in Hudson River estuaries but says swimming is generally safe