RTC’s Sarah Wilkinson to Leave UA SRP – We Wish Her Well!

Research Translation Core Leader/Coordinator Dr. Sarah Wilkinson is starting a new position in Los Angeles, CA.


UA SRP Speaks to State Legislature

UA SRP Director Raina Maier and investigator Mark Barton spoke to the AZ State Legislature Mining Caucus about sustainable mining practices.


Gold King Mine Presentation to Yuma, AZ Community

Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta delivered a talk on the impacts of the Gold King Mine spill on water quality in January 2016.


Jon Chorover Gives Radio Interview

UA SRP investigator John Chorover was interviewed about his Superfund research on KTEP’s Science Studio Program.


Welcome to the University of Arizona Superfund Research Program

Hazardous Waste Risk and Remediation in the Southwest

The Superfund Research Program at the University of Arizona uses an interdisciplinary approach to study hazardous waste issues in the U.S. Southwest (and Mexico border). We focus on arsenic and mine tailings. Our biomedical and environmental scientists collaborate to investigate risks, develop remediation strategies, and translate research findings to government stakeholders and the affected community. Our mission is to advance science and to use the research conducted by our program for the improvement of human health and the environment.