Prioritizing Risks from Oil Spills: Supporting Decisions with Read-Across Using 21st Century Exposure and Toxicological Sciences


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Texas A&M University

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences - Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Grants

Project Location: Texas1

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2018

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Oil System Safety Research
Public Health Research
Oil System Safety Research Public Health Research

Targeted Resources

Community and Human Health

Project Description

The project aims to improve the risk-based decision-making framework for public health practitioners during oil spills by taking advantage of new technologies in exposure science and toxicology. Overall, the proposed project will significantly advance both the science and practice of assessing the potential public health impacts from oil spills, leading to better protection of public health and more efficient use of societal resources.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

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Project ID: 748
Project Name: Prioritizing Risks from Oil Spills: Supporting Decisions with Read-Across Using 21st Century Exposure and Toxicological Sciences
SourceUID: 0
Latitude: 27.71260129
Longitude: -97.32435739
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Texas
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Oil System Safety Research
Additional Project Action(s): Public Health Research
Additional Project Action(s): Oil System Safety Research Public Health Research
Targeted Resource(s): Community and Human Health
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Anticipated Project Completion Year: 0
Implementing Organization: Texas A&M University
Implementing Organization Type: Academic
Point of Contact – Name: Weihsueh Chiu
Point of Contact – Phone: wchiu@cvm.tamu.edu
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nationalacademies.org/gulf/grants/funded-projects/index.htm
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage:
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 700000
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Grants
DWH Dollar Amount : 700000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 1
Total Amount Leveraged: 0


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