Public Lab Research note

Landfill leachate in Louisiana ditches?

by eustatic |

eustatic was awarded the Watchdog Barnstar by warren for their work in this research note.

Event details

Let's take water samples in the Plaquemines ditches on Woodlands Hwy, and discuss how to use public lab tools to investigate water pollution.

When, where, what

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 12pm Central 449 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse, LA 70037

504 484 9599 (scott's google number)

Sampling with bell jars and aluminum foil Field screening with spectrometry Later--drive to Tulane to do some simple lab work



There have been a number of complaints about orange sludge in the ditches along Woodlands hwy north of Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish.

Let's Try to collect some water samples, and learn how to use public lab tools to gather some evidence of pollution's impact on our local waters.


Text Scott at 504 484 9599, or email the gulf coast list to RSVP

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warren awards a barnstar to eustatic for their awesome contribution!

Oh i'd like to attend this! Please take lots of pictures!

ah! wish I could go, I'll be out of town. :(

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