Reclaiming the Sierra

Workshop: Research around Human Exposure to Mining Toxins

This workshop was held at The Sierra Fund’s annual conference “Reclaiming the Sierra: A Community Summit on Mining Impacts” held November 8-9, 2010 in Nevada City, California.

Workshop Notes

Synopsis: The lack of data about the impacts of human exposure to mining toxins will be outlined, and strategies to best fill those data gap discussed. Facilitator Dr. Fraser Shilling, UC Davis.

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Robert Brodberg, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment: The process of establishing fish advisories and data needed to develop them

Perry Myers, Department of Toxic Substances Control: DTSC’s study on the bioavailability of arsenic in the Sierra Nevada

Carrie Monohan, The Sierra Fund: Findings of The Sierra Fund’s pilot exposure studies, the Gold Country Angler Survey and the Recreational Trails and Abandoned Mines Assessment