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Car Tires & Salmon Health: Exploring New Research on Stormwater Impacts

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An online session introducing the groundbreaking new research related to tire dust killing coho salmon returning to urban waterways.

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Join Salmon-Safe and Salmon-Safe BC for an online session introducing the groundbreaking new research related to tire dust killing coho salmon returning to urban waterways. A team led by researchers at the University of Washington and Washington State University have discovered a chemical in tires that kills the fish before they can spawn. Read the article in the Seattle Times.

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Jenifer McIntyre, Ph.D., Washington State University

An assistant Professor of Aquatic Toxicology at Washington State University, Dr. McIntyre’s research specialty is the ecotoxicology of urban stormwater runoff and green infrastructure biological effectiveness for preventing toxicity to aquatic animals.

Questions about this event? Contact kdoiron@fraserbasin.bc.ca.

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