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UNMC outlines plan to study health and environmental impact of Mead’s AltEn ethanol plant – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-04-07 13:33:32 –

Omaha, Nebraska (KMTV) —Tuesday night, at the Virtual City Hall, a team led by the University of Nebraska Medical Center summarizes a plan for extensive research to analyze the health and environmental impacts of Mead’s AltEn ethanol plant. did.

The factory was closed by state regulators in February, and nearby residents claimed it was the cause of health problems for them and their pets. The plant’s use of processed seed corn to produce ethanol made the plant unique.

Details: “Greedy and Poison”.Mead residents talk about an ethanol plant closed by regulators

A 13-member team of experts from UNMC, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Creighton University will discuss land, water, air toxin levels, pet and other animal effects, meat production, and wildlife. Study The team also includes a doctor from Saunders County and the director of the Three Rivers Public Health Service.

Researchers also want a large number of human participants, and the team leads Dr. Eleanor Logan of UNMC’s School of Public Health, which is called “one of the most important parts.”

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