The source of the University Lake oil spill in Anchorage remains unknown as the cleanup continues

The source of the University Lake oil spill in Anchorage remains unknown as the cleanup continues

US ecology technician Xander Logan sucks a sheen from the surface of the University Lake on Thursday. Officials closed the park Wednesday as several agencies responded to an oil spill. (Marc Lester / ADN) State officials said they have not yet identified the source of an oil spill that polluted a lake at a popular … Read more

University Lake Park closes as officials respond to oil spill

University Lake Park closes as officials respond to oil spill

Andy Christiansen of US Ecology launches a boom in response to an oil spill in University Lake on June 28, 2023. University Lake Park was closed Wednesday as the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and other agencies responded to the spill. (Marc Lester / ADN) A popular Anchorage off-leash dog park was closed Wednesday because … Read more

The EPA conducts extensive research on water quality in Lake Ontario

The EPA conducts extensive research on water quality in Lake Ontario

The US Environmental Protection Agency is collecting ecological and environmental data on Lake Ontario through September. Together with universities and other federal agencies, EPA is studying how pollutants move through the food web of lakes, how harmful nutrient pollution changes throughout the year, how invasive mussels affect water quality and more, according to Elizabeth Hinchey … Read more

Wang, nationally recognized geneticist, appointed head of genetics | Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Wang, nationally recognized geneticist, appointed head of genetics |  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Leads major NIH-funded genome projects, demonstrates passion for educating the next generation of physicians and scientists Matthew Miller Ting Wang, PhD, has been appointed head of the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He will begin his new role on August 1st. Ting Wang, PhD, … Read more