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$18.7 million funds oil spill-related health work

The Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project is a $15 million, five-year Tulane program included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program. 

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This satellite photo of the Gulf Coast, taken in 2010, shows coastal impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (Photo from NASA)

 

May 25, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has received $18.7 million for two major environmental health projects designed to help Gulf Coast residents affected by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
 

The Environmental Health Capacity and Literacy Project is a $15 million, five-year Tulane program included in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program funded through BP’s settlement of class action medical claims. More...

 

 

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