Public infrastructure disparities and the microbiological and chemical safety of drinking and surface water supplies in a community bordering a landfill.

@article{Heaney2013PublicID,
  title={Public infrastructure disparities and the microbiological and chemical safety of drinking and surface water supplies in a community bordering a landfill.},
  author={Christopher D Heaney and Steve Wing and Sacoby M. Wilson and Robert L Campbell and David Caldwell and Barbara E. Hopkins and Shannon H O'Shea and Karin B. Yeatts},
  journal={Journal of environmental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={75 10},
  pages={24-36}
}
The historically African-American Rogers-Eubanks community straddles unincorporated boundaries of two municipalities in Orange County, North Carolina, and predates a regional landfill sited along its border in 1972. Community members from the Rogers-Eubanks Neighborhood Association (RENA), concerned about deterioration of private wells and septic systems and a lack of public drinking water and sewer services, implemented a community-driven research partnership with university scientists and… CONTINUE READING