Siegel Co-authors Study on Methane in Drinking Water

Don Siegel recently authored a paper in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, titled “Methane Concentrations in Water Wells Unrelated to Proximity to Existing Oil and Gas Wells in Northeastern Pennsylvania.” [link] The content of this paper was featured in Science magazine.

Driscoll Co-authors Study on Health Benefits of EPA Plan

States will gain large, widespread and nearly immediate health benefits if the Environmental Protection Agency sets strong standards in the final Clean Power Plan, according to the first independent, peer-reviewed paper of its kind, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. Read about the results of this study here.

EMPOWER Awarded $3 Million NSF Award

The Water Science & Engineering Faculty was recently awarded $3 million through NSF’s National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program. The award is to develop a new graduate training program on the water-energy nexus, that also prepares STEM graduate students for a broad range of professions, from academia to government to business. You can read more about this exciting award through Syracuse University News here.