Mamoru Motegi

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Pollution from 35 perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in the water of the Tokyo Bay basin was examined. The water in the basin contained relatively high levels of perfluorononanoate (PFNA), perfluorooctanoate (PFOA), and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) compared to the other PFCs, which were present at concentrations of 20.1 ng/L, 6.7 ng/L, and 5.8 ng/L,(More)
MSWI fly ashes sampled from 15 large-scale commercial municipal solid waste incineration plants in China were analyzed for seventeen polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDFs) as well as twelve dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (dl-PCBs). The concentration of PCDD/PCDFs and dl-PCBs in fly ash samples ranged from 2.8(More)
In this study, we analyzed over 30 types of PFCs, including precursors in both the dissolved phase and particle solid phase, in 50 samples of river water collected from throughout the Tokyo Bay basin. PFCs were detected in suspended solids (SSs) at levels ranging from <0.003-4.4 ng L(-1) (0.11-2470 ng g(-1) dry weight). The concentrations of PFCs in the SS(More)
In previous studies, an urban river called Kamo River was found to be polluted with nonylphenol (NP) by a rubber product manufacturing factory. To determine the contribution of the factory effluent to the river pollution, a mass balance study was conducted for NP, nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPnEOs, n = 1-15), and nonylphenol carboxylates (NPmECs, m = 1-10) in(More)
The concentrations of nonylphenol (NP), nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPnEOs: n = 1-15) and nonylphenoxy acetic acids (NPmECs: m = 1-10) in river water and sediment were determined seasonally at four sampling sites in the Kamo River, which is a typical urban river and was already known to be polluted by NP. In the water, the concentrations of NP, NPnEOs and(More)
Surface waters including river water and effluent from sewage treatment plants (STPs) were collected from Tokyo Bay watershed, Japan, and analyzed for seven cyclic and linear volatile methylsiloxanes (VMSs), i.e., D3, D4, D5, D6, L3, L4, and L5 by an optimized purge and trap extraction method. The total concentrations of seven VMSs (ΣVMS) in river water(More)
Three environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), named nonylphenol (NP), octylphenol (4-t-OP) and bisphenol A (BPA), in sediments of the Suzhou Creek and its branches were detected using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) method. The results showed that the concentration of three chemicals varied greatly from site to site, which ranged(More)
During the process of treating and recycling Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators (MSWIs) fly ash, polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (dl-PCBs) in fly ash may potentially mobilize in the atmosphere and be widely distributed in the environment because of the inevitable re-suspension. Thus, this work presents the(More)
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