Human Health

  About USGS /  Science Topics /  Maps, Products & Publications /  Partnerships /  Education /  Newsroom /  Jobs

Drinking Water Exposure to Chemical and Pathogenic Contaminants: Lignite-Coal Deposits, Groundwater, and Potential Relations to Kidney Disease

U.S. Geological Survey scientists are developing and testing hypotheses for potential links between human-kidney diseases and a range of potential drinking-water contaminants associated with lignite-coal aquifers.

 

 
Human Health Home
News
GeoHeatlh Newsletter

Topics:
Air, Dust, and Soil contaminants and Pathogens
Drinking Water Contaminants
Consumption of Bioaccumulative Contaminants
Vector Borne and Zoonotic (animal to human) Disease
Contact With Recreational Waters
Animal Sentinels of Human Health

Studies/Data:
Places with Health Studies
Other USGS Data Sources

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America home page. FirstGov button U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://health.usgs.gov/dw_contaminants/lignite_coal.html
Page Contact Information: envirohealth@usgs.gov
Page Last Modified: 09-May-2014@09:48