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Contamination of Orangetown: a mock trial and site investigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional journal article describing the presentation and pedagogy behind using a mock trial as a means to teach groundwater science and the legal system to hydrology students. The lead author is ...

Topics: Mock Trial

Geoscience and the law part of SERC Print Resource Collection

Topics: Legal System

Trial courts and practice part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional article describing the purpose and philosophy of jury trials (as opposed to bench trials). Very good background material for a term paper.

Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System:Jury Trials

Improving expert testimony part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A professional article describing ways that experts can improve upon the manner in which they present testimony and ways in which the court can improve in receiving expert testimony

Topics: Legal System:Expert Testimony, People:Experts

A Civil Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Poignant book about the contamination of Woburn municipal wells G and H and the lawsuit alleging that the prolonged consumption of the contaminated groundwater by W.R. Grace and Beatrice Foods led to ...

Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System, Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies, Wells, Pollution Sources

Childhood leukemia in Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
An important report by the investigators at the Massachusetts Department of Health documenting the frequency of childhood leukemias in Woburn compared to other nearby cities and areas.

Topics: Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies

Remediation of the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article gives a detailed description of the sources and distributions of TCE and PCE at the Woburn superfund site. It also describes the various types of remediation systems being used to ...

Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site:Remediation, Health/Cancer Studies

Pollution survey of the Aberjona River, 1921 to 1922 part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Detailed photographic survey with annotated captions of pollution sources along the Aberjona River. Pictures include tanneries, piggeries, chemical manufacturers, and conditions of the riverbed and ...

Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Water Supply, Hydrogeology, Field Data

Groundwater transport of arsenic and chromium at a historical tannery, Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A. part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional article regarding the geochemistry of arsenic and chromium transport at an historic tannery in the Aberjona River watershed.

Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies, Hydrogeology:Field Data

Woburn's water supply: clean and safe part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Informational pamphlet describing Woburn's current water supply system, sources of public water, and a summary of the chemical analyses of those waters.

Topics: Woburn:City, Water Supply, Wells

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