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EPA Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, and Congressman Derek Kilmer watching lab demonstration by Dr. Ed Kolodziej at UW Tacoma's Center for Urban Waters.
Wearing safety goggles, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe (far left), Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland and Congressman Derek Kilmer watch Dr. Ed Kolodziej as he demonstrates the innovative methods researchers at UW Tacoma's Center for Urban Waters used to identify tire derivative 6PPD-quinone as a killer of coho salmon.

Center for Urban Waters Work Highlighted as U.S. EPA Announces $36M in Puget Sound Funding

October 21, 2022

Local, state, federal and tribal science and policy leaders cited work by UW Tacoma/WSU’s Washington Stormwater Center to identify a toxic tire preservative.

Written by John Burkhardt