Alma College, March 14, 2008
Mr. Allen and Mrs. Beery at the conference.
Mr. Lord, Alex, Andrew and Mrs. Arnold
We had the opportunity to talk with DDT experts and visit the Superfund Site in St. Louis.
What a great opportunity to meet and listen to Christopher T. De Rosa, Ph.D., from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registery--Center for Disease Control.
We then traveled to Penny Park in St. Louis
Check out the guys in the yellow suits! There are some intersting chemicals below the ground.
In the distance is a banner that reads: "EPA Take It Away".
Speakers from the DEQ and EPA provide the audience with the overall Superfund Project and progress.
A picture from the St. Louis Historical Society. This picture shows the burn pit that seemed to be on fire continuously.
After the tour, we had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Riana Bornman, M.D., Ph.D., Division Head, Department of Urology School of Medicine at the University of Pretoria and Tiaan de Jager, Ph.D., School of Health Systems and Public Health, School of Medicine at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa