Pilot Survey of Levels of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins (PCDDs), Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans (PCDFs), Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) and Mercury in Rural Soils of the U.S.
EPA has released a final report entitled, Pilot Survey of Levels of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans, Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Mercury in Rural Soils of the United States. The survey measured levels of dioxins, PCBs and mercury in soil at 27 sites in rural/remote areas distributed across the country.
- polychlorinared dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs or CDDs),
- polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs or CDFs),
- polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and
|2003||The soil samples were collected during the Summer/Fall of 2003.|
|Aug 2004||EPA completed the internal peer review.|
|Dec 2005||An independent external peer review was completed by a 5 person expert panel.|
|Apr 2007||EPA released the final report.|