Viable Methods of Soil and Water Pollution Monitoring, by Irena Twardowska, Sebastian Stefaniak, Herbert E. Allen, Max

By Irena Twardowska, Sebastian Stefaniak, Herbert E. Allen, Max M. Häggblom

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Since then, the number of advisories declined. Likewise, federal efforts to enforce regulations addressing PBTs (persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic compounds), have yielded a considerable reduction in PBT emissions. S. S. was reduced by 129 million pounds as compared to the previous year and the amount of PAHs released declined by four million pounds (EPA, 2000). The amount of soils contaminated by dioxin, lead or arsenic was reduced by 573 million pounds in that year (EPA, 2000). The amount of persistent pesticides used globally, and in particular of pesticides that are highly toxic to non-target organisms, is on the decline.

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