Contaminant


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Contaminant

An unwanted airborne constituent that may reduce acceptability of the air.
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Scientific literature on nervous system effects from coexposure to aluminum, lead, and manganese, and gastrointestinal effects from coexposure to copper, iron, and sulfate were inadequate to assess possible joint toxic interactions for these two contaminant mixtures.
Heiselberg [8] discussed different contaminant source locations.
These contaminants are located within the Pipeline Canyon Arroyo at three different plume locations known as the Southwest Alluvium, Zone I and Zone III Contaminants.
Although microbial agents are the largest cause of waterborne diseases worldwide, (1) chemical contaminants in drinking water have been associated with a broad array of adverse health effects, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological disease, and miscarriage.
Kim Cook and Karamat Sistani, at the Agricultural Research Service's Animal Waste Management Research Unit, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, along with collaborators at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green and at ARS in Beltsville, Maryland, are using GIS (geographic information system) technologies to map the distribution of contaminants across feedlot sites.
Location of contaminant sources and identification of the contaminants themselves usually are difficult.
The EPA chooses a new list of contaminants every five years for testing, to determine if new regulations are needed to protect public health.
"The take-away lesson is we need to change how and where we look for coal ash contaminants," underscores coauthor Avner Vengosh.
Most TMs don't tell you to check generator fuel tank contaminant levels.
An investigation of the impact of moving objects on airborne contaminant transmission inside an inpatient ward can be made experimentally or through computer simulations.
In addition to pharmaceuticals, contaminants in drinking water such as perchlorates, pesticides, herbicides, endocrine disrupting chemicals, brominated flame retardants, and personal care products make for a steady stream of news about what is in the water supply.
When gaseous contaminant filtration is indicated, effective filtration systems employ a combination of particulate and gas phase filtration technologies.