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Funding available for East Liverpool health study

EAST LIVERPOOL, OH — “A California University has received grant funding for a manganese health study in East Liverpool.

According to a press release submitted by San Francisco State University, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding the funding for the a health study of adults exposed to environmental manganese in East Liverpool.

The health study is warranted based on air sampling conducted in the area, the release indicated.

San Francisco State University researcher and psychologist Dr. Rosemarie Bowler, contacted East Liverpool Health Commissioner Jelayne Dray earlier this year expressing an interest in conducting a study in the area.

Bowler will attend the Sept. 15 Board of Health meeting to present information regarding the upcoming health study, Dray said.”

— Katie Schwendeman, The Review

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