Metals in municipal landfill leachate and their health effects.

Abstract

The leachate from five municipal landfills (containing no industrial waste or sewage sludge) was studied in 1975 by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Copper was not present in concentrations above EPA standards. Zinc concentrations decreased with age of the site and were below standards. The amounts of cadmium and chromium appear to vary… (More)

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@article{James1977MetalsIM, title={Metals in municipal landfill leachate and their health effects.}, author={Scott C. James}, journal={American journal of public health}, year={1977}, volume={67 5}, pages={429-32} }