UA and Tucson Water Host Another Science Cafe

The What’s Brewing in Environmental Health series continues with a panel discussion on Living Near the Plume. The event begins tomorrow, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. at the El Pueblo Activity Center, 101 W. Irvington Road.

The panel will be addressing community health concerns over the current trichloroethylene (TCE) plume under South Tucson. Presenting information and taking audience questions will be Dr. Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, UA researcher and assistant professor, whose main study areas focus on environmental contamination and soil/food quality; Dr. Raymond Runyan, professor and researcher in the UA Department of Toxicology, who studies TCE exposure and effects; and Fernando Molina, Tucson Water public information officer, who is a Tucson native with more than 30 years of professional experience in water management.

The panel discussion is free and open to the public. For additional information, visit the UA Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center web page.