NIEHS featured the work of center member Elaine Symanski and team on addressing metal recycling pollution in Houston. The partnership, the Metal Air Pollution Partnership Solutions (MAPPS) study, co-developed an action plan and recently published their results to sustainably address community concerns.
Elaine Symanski, Heyreoun An Han, Sheryl McCurdy, Loren Hopkins, Juan Flores, Inkyu Han, Mary Ann Smith, James Caldwell, Cecelia Fontenot, Bobbie Wyatt, and Christine Markham. 2023. Data to Action: Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Concerns about Metal Air Pollution in Overburdened Neighborhoods near Metal Recycling Facilities in Houston. Environmental Health Perspectives 131:6 CID: 067006 https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP11405