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Dioxin-Like Toxicity in the Saginaw River Watershed

This project studied dioxins, PBDEs, PBBs and PCBs in the Saginaw   River watershed -- within the Lake Huron watershed.    (dioxin); (dioxins); (PBDE's); (PBDE); (PBDEs); (polybrominated   diphenyl ethers); (polybrominated diphenyl ether); (polybrominated   biphenyl); (polybrominated biphenyls); (PBB); (PBBs); (PBB's);   (polychlorinated biphenyls); (polychlorinated biphenyl); (PCB);   (PCB's); (PCBs); (human health); (chemicals of concern); (chemical   of concern); (toxic organic); (toxic organics); (Saginaw river);   (Michigan); (Lake Huron); (persistent organic pollutant);   (persistent organic pollutants); (POP's); (POPs); (POP)

Status
In progress
Type
Project
Start Date
End Date
Researchers
Kannan KurunthachalamPrincipal Investigator
Associated with 1 projects
Agencies

Funding 12 projects for a total of $720,629.00
Scope of Study
Field Investigation
Laboratory Investigation
Scale of Phenomena
Biochemical
Ecosystem
Physical/Chemical
Impact of Pollutants
Toxic Organics
Lake Basin Connecting Channels
Lake Huron
State Province
Michigan
Resource Being Monitored
Emission / Release / Discharge / Waste Management
Human Health
Beneficial Use Impairment Assessments
Compliance with Environmental Quality Objectives
Loss of Fish and Wildlife Habitat
Restrictions of Fish and Wildlife Consumption
Restrictions on Drinking Water Consumption or Taste and Odour Problems
Tainting of Fish and Wildlife Populations
Annex Numbers
Persistent Toxic Substances
Research & Development
Specific Objectives for toxic substances and effluents
Annex 17
Physical and transformational processes affecting delivery of pollutants
General
Monitoring
Annex
  • Annex Numbers
    Annex Numbers
    Persistent Toxic Substances
    Research & Development
    Specific Objectives for toxic substances and effluents
  • Annex 17
    Annex 17
    Physical and transformational processes affecting delivery of pollutants

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