Contaminated water exposure study featured by multiple news outlets

A newly funded study of Colorado residents exposed to drinking water contaminated by firefighting foam used at a U.S. Air Force base was recently featured by multiple news outlets. Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are collaborating on the study, which is being funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Leading the effort at Mines is Christopher Higgins, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Among the news outlets to cover the story were the Associated Press, Colorado Springs Gazette, Colorado Public Radio, CBS4 Denver and KRDO News Channel 13. The AP story appeared in numerous local and national outlets, including The Denver Post, (Fort Collins) Coloradoan, KDVR Fox 31 Denver and The Seattle Times.