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Main Title Reference Guide to Non-Combustion Technologies for Remediation of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Soil, Second Edition - 2010.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
Year Published 2010
Report Number EPA 542-R-09-007
Stock Number PB2011-104376
Subjects Organic pollutants; Environmental exposure pathway; Remediation technologies; Non-combustion technologies; Toxicity; Health effects; Food; Soils; Contamination; Stockpiles; Storage facilities; Pesticides; Inventories; Case studies; Persistent organic pollutants(POPs)
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB2011-104376 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 07/20/2011
Collation 103p
Abstract Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are toxic chemicals that are chemically stable, do not easily degrade in the environment, and tend to bioaccumulate and biomagnify as they move through the food chain. Serious human health problems are associated with exposure to POPs, including cancer, neurological damage, birth defects, sterility, and immune system suppression. Restrictions and bans on the use of POPs chemicals have resulted in a significant number of unusable stockpiles of POP-containing materials internationally. In addition, deterioration of storage facilities used for the stockpiles, improper storage practices, and waste/releases associated with past production and use of POPs have resulted in contamination of soils around the world. The Programme on the Prevention and Disposal of Obsolete Pesticides by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is creating an inventory of obsolete pesticides stockpiled around the world.
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PUB Date Free Form Sep 2010
Category Codes 68G; 57U; 57P; 91A; 43F
NTIS Prices PC A07
Document Type NT
Control Number 110201220
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
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