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University of Colorado Boulder researchers awarded $1.1 million for projects to reduce exposure to wildland fire smoke at school and at home


University among nine grant recipients receiving $7 million to address health impacts associated with smoke

DENVER (August 23, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is providing researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder with $1.1 million for two projects to help school districts and communities reduce exposure to harmful pollution from wildland fire smoke. The University is among nine institutions across the nation receiving a total of $7 million under EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program for research to address health risks from wildland fire smoke.

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