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- Luellen, Drew R., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2018 v.25 no.28 pp. 28355-28366
- DDT (pesticide); Ictalurus furcatus; United States Environmental Protection Agency; air; catfish; diet; exposure pathways; fillets; fisheries; hexachlorobenzene; human population; humans; indigenous species; mercury; mirex; nitrogen; omnivores; polybrominated diphenyl ethers; polychlorinated biphenyls; population density; risk; rivers; stable isotopes; wastewater; watersheds; Chesapeake Bay; District of Columbia; Potomac River; Virginia
- ... Since introduction into the Chesapeake Bay watershed in the 1970s, blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) populations have increased, impacting native species. One strategy suggested to limit their growing numbers is to expand the existing commercial fishery. However, the promotion of human consumption of this large, omnivorous fish may increase exposure to contaminants of concern (COC). However, there ...
- Luellen, Drew R., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental Science & Technology 2012 v.46 no.4 pp. 2055-2063
- United States Environmental Protection Agency; bioavailability; biosolids; blood; corn; dust; fabrics; flame retardants; humans; land application; manufacturing; monitoring; polybrominated diphenyl ethers; polymers; sewage sludge; soil; surveys; wastewater; wastewater treatment; Illinois
- ... Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) have been used extensively to flame-retard polymers and textiles. These persistent chemicals enter wastewater streams following manufacture, use, and disposal, concentrating in the settled solids during treatment. Land application of stabilized sewage sludge (known as biosolids) can contribute PBDEs to terrestrial systems. Monitoring sludge/biosolids contamin ...