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Environmental Assessment of PCBs in the Atmosphere, Final.

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This report examines atmospheric aspects of environmental problems associated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB). Subjects covered include (1) physical and chemical properties of PCB. (2) monitoring methods for PCB in air. (3) sources of PCB emissions. (4) environmental distribution, transport, and transformation of PCB. (5) methods of control of PCB emissions, and (6) biological effects of PCB.

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Chlorohydrocarbons; Air pollution; Physiological effects; Industrial plants; Air pollution control; Carcinogens; Capacitors; Transformers; Ecology
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Reference #:
1977
A.77.8
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air and Waste Management
Office Division:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
EPA Author:
Lukes, Donald
Document Type:
Environmental Impact Statement
Contractors:
The Mitre Coporation
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
278

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