Anthropogenic organic contaminants in the effluent of a combined sewer overflow: impact on Boston Harbor.

@article{Eganhouse2001AnthropogenicOC,
  title={Anthropogenic organic contaminants in the effluent of a combined sewer overflow: impact on Boston Harbor.},
  author={Robert P. Eganhouse and P M Sherblom},
  journal={Marine environmental research},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={51-74}
}
Effluent from a large combined sewer overflow (CSO) in Boston and receiving waters near the CSO outfall were sampled during dry and wet weather conditions. Surficial sediments were also collected from the vicinity of the CSO and at nearby sites. The samples were analyzed for a variety of organic constituents including organic carbon and nitrogen, linear alkylbenzenes (LABs), coprostanol and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). As judged by the presence of waste-specific markers (LABs, coprostanol… CONTINUE READING

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