The UA SBRP received a 5-year program renewal to continue investigating the hazardous waste and public health issues currently confronting the Southwestern region of the United States, including arsenic, chlorinated hydrocarbon , and mine tailings contamination. The new funding period began April 1, 2005 and will continue through March 31, 2010. For this funding period, the UA SBRP will receive over $14 million. The successful renewal of the UA SBRP has garnered significant attention for the program, including newspaper articles and television interviews highlighting the program's research.
Medical News Today (June 2, 2005): Water quality a major focus of $14 million grant to the University of Arizona
Tucson Citizen (June 3, 2005): UA gets $14 million to fund clean water research
Arizona Daily Star (June 5, 2005): Pollution Solutions
Medical News Today article reprint on Arizona Board of Regents website: Water quality a major focus of $14 million grant to the University of Arizona
Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation (August 2005-Vol. 25 Issue 3): News Briefs
KVOA-TV: June 4, 2005, 5:30 pm
KUAT-TV: June 27, 2005, 6:30 pm