Assessment of soil screening levels due to ingestion and dermal absorption of chrysene and benzo[k]fluoranthene and appropriate remediation method for Dorson Abad.

@article{Gitipour2014AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of soil screening levels due to ingestion and dermal absorption of chrysene and benzo[k]fluoranthene and appropriate remediation method for Dorson Abad.},
  author={Saeid Gitipour and Saeid Firouzbakht and Ehsan Mirzaee and Masoumeh Alimohammadi},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={186 6},
  pages={3541-52}
}
For years, the Dorson Abad region has been extremely polluted by Tehran Oil Refinery due to leaking from its underground pipelines, storage tanks, and evaporation ponds. To assess the concentrations of hazardous polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) compounds, soil samples were collected from the grounds at and adjacent to a polluted stream located in the study area. The samples were then analyzed, and the results revealed that 12 of the 16 USEPA PAHs were noticeably present in the soil, which… CONTINUE READING
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