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Project ID: 2002AL1B

Title: Watershed Protection Through Building Material Substitution and Controlled Use

Project Type: Research

Focus Categories: Water Quality, Surface Water, Non Point Pollution

Keywords: Pollution Prevention, Storm Water Runoff, Watershed Protection, Building Materials

Start Date: 03/01/2002

End Date: 02/28/2003

Federal Funds: $25,000

Non-Federal Matching Funds: $54,342

Congressional District: Sixth

Principal Investigators:
Melinda Lalor
University of Alabama, Birmingham


This research will identify and quantify selected toxicants that are added to urban stormwater through contact with a variety of building materials. This information, along with a cost analysis, will be used to analyze the potential pollution prevention benefits and economic impacts associated with building material substitutions in sensitive watersheds.

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