Arsenic in Australian environment: an overview.

  title={Arsenic in Australian environment: an overview.},
  author={Euan Smith and Jordan Smith and Laurinda Smith and Tamoghna Biswas and Raymond L. Correll and R. V. Sivaram Naidu},
  journal={Journal of environmental science and health. Part A, Toxic/hazardous substances & environmental engineering},
  volume={38 1},
The most common source of elevated As concentrations in the Australian environment are attributable to anthropogenic activities. Mining activities have contributed to the contamination of soil and water primarily in Western Australia and Victoria. However, other anthropogenic activities such as agriculture, forestry and industry have also contaminated soil and water at a localized scale. Currently there are over 1000 As contaminated sites previously used as cattle dips for eradicating cattle… CONTINUE READING