Praxair awards grant for environmental research


Praxair, a Linde company, has awarded a $20,000 grant to Dr. Edwin Wong, Western Connecticut State University Associate Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences.

Dr. Wong has been awarded the grant from the industrial gas company to continue his research and investigation of toxic cyanobacteria in Connecticut waterways.

Cyanobacteria, more commonly known as blue-green algae, has been a growing health issue around the globe.

Certain freshwater cyanobacteria can produce microcystin, which is toxic and poses a major threat to drinking and recreational waters, as well as the environment at large. 

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To access hundreds of features, subscribe today! At a time when the world is forced to go digital more than ever before just to stay connected, discover the in-depth content our subscribers receive every month by subscribing to gasworld.

Please wait...