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Ed Kolodziej discusses his findings at the 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. Photo by Jeff Rice.

Ed Kolodziej Named a National Champion on Global Environmental Issues

May 8, 2023

UW Tacoma Professor Ed Kolodziej represented the U.S. for the prestigious Frontiers Planet Prize honoring “impactful research breakthroughs” in global sustainability science.

Written by Jeff Rice, Puget Sound Institute, with additional reporting by Eric Wilson-Edge