Congressman Cohen Announces Civil Engineering Grant to the University of Memphis

April 6, 2021
Press Release

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Memphis will receive a $542,071 grant from the National Science Foundation underwriting a civil engineering project entitled “CAREER: An Investigation of Microplastics Fate and Contaminant Transport in Storm Runoff, The Nexus of Environmental Engineering and Material Sciences.”

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

“I’m pleased to announce this significant grant supporting important environmental research on microplastics. The U of M’s ongoing work in this area will lead to important breakthroughs and mitigate the impact of plastic pollution.”

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