Heavy metal contamination in the vicinity of an industrial area near Bucharest.

@article{Velea2009HeavyMC,
  title={Heavy metal contamination in the vicinity of an industrial area near Bucharest.},
  author={Teodor Velea and Liliana Gherghe and Vasile Predica and Rolf Krebs},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
  pages={S27-32}
}
BACKGROUND, AIM, AND SCOPE Heavy metals such as lead are well known to cause harmful health effects. Especially children are particularly susceptible to increased levels of lead in their blood. It is also a fact that lead concentration is increasing in the environment due to increased anthropogenic activity. The risk of heavy metal contamination is pronounced in the environment adjacent to large industrial complexes. In a combined case study, the environmental pollution by heavy metals was… CONTINUE READING