[Source apportionment of benzo(a)pyrene in Taranto and carcinogenic risk estimate in general population].

INTRODUCTION In 2009 the limit value of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) in ambient air of 1.0 ng/m3 has been exceeded in the urban district of Taranto near to the industrial area, where a several large plants are located, including an integrated cycle steel plant. OBJECTIVE To identify emission sources and quantify relative contribution to the PAHs levels; to… CONTINUE READING