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Main Title Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) substitute compounds in the Fox River system : their identification and distribution /
Author Peterman, Paul H.
Year Published 1983
OCLC Number 09856126
Subjects Organochlorine compounds. ; Organic water pollutants--Wisconsin--Fox River.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  TD195.C5P4 1983 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/28/2007
Collation x, 296 leaves : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Typescript. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 237-256).
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Literature review ; Overview ; Manufacture of carbonless copy paper ; Basic principles of carbonless copy paper manufacturing ; Properties and types of leuco dye solvents ; Recycling waste paper by a deinking paper mill ; Nonchlorinated and chlorinated organics in the deinking-recycling mill's wastewater ; Chloro-organics: potential to form and potential significance ; Persistence of organics in the environment as characterized by lipophilic nature ; Analytical review of selected non-polar lipophilic compounds -- Study areas, materials and methods ; study areas ; Lower Fox River ; Upper Fox River (Portage to Buffalo Lake) ; Materials ; Methods -- Identification of PBC substitute compounds, previously unknown, in the Fox River system ; introduction ; Isopropylbiphenyl mixture ; Santosol 100 mixture- benzylated ethyl benzene or ethyl diphenyl methane ; Santosol 150 mixture- benzylated m-Xylene or dimethyl-diphenyl methane ; Alkylate 215 mixture ; Chlorinated derivatives of PCB substitute compounds ; Summary -- Laboratory Experiments ; Leaching experiment with carbonless copy paper ; Aqueous chlorination experiment with santosol 100 and 150 mixtures ; Florisil and silica gel column chromatography of PCB substitutes santosol 100 and 150 mixtures ; Determination of log P of PCB substitute compounds -- Results, discussion and significance of the environmental distribution of PCB substitute compounds ; Introduction ; Fox River system sample results and discussion ; City of Portage STP wastewaters ; City of Portage STP sludges ; Upper Fox River waters ; Upper Fox River sediments ; Upper Fox River fish ; Lower Fox River sediments ; Lower Fox River and other Wisconsin Fish ; Environmental significance of the PCB substitute compounds and chlorinated derivatives in the Fox River system ; Are these PCB substitutes appropriate considering their observed environmental distribution ; Summary, conclusions and recommendations ; Summary ; Conclusions ; Recommendations ; References ; Appexdix A: Supplementary figures and tables ; Appendix B: reprint (Peterman et al., 1980).