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Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, was awarded $18,260 from the USGS-PSU Partnership for “Examining Pharmaceutical and Microplastic Pollution Co-Occurrence: A Tool for Pinpointing Microplastic Sources in Oregon Waters.”
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Posted: March 2, 2020

Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, was awarded $18,260 from the USGS-PSU Partnership for “Examining Pharmaceutical and Microplastic Pollution Co-Occurrence: A Tool for Pinpointing Microplastic Sources in Oregon Waters.” Granek will be collaborating with Elena Nilsen, USGS Oregon Water Science Center. The team will examine the extent to which pharmaceutical and microplastic concentrations co-occur in wastewater effluent and tissue samples of coastal oysters and clams.