Occurrence and removal of organic pollutants in sewages and landfill leachates.

  title={Occurrence and removal of organic pollutants in sewages and landfill leachates.},
  author={Sanna K Marttinen and Riitta H Kettunen and Jukka A. Rintala},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  volume={301 1-3},
Sewages of different composition and the effluents of four sewage treatment plants (STPs), plus sewage sludges were analysed for semivolatile organic priority pollutants. Furthermore, 11 landfill leachates were analysed to evaluate their contribution to sewage pollutants when co-treated. Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) was the pollutant occurring at highest concentrations (up to 122 microg/l) and it was present in all sewages and leachates; concentrations of other phthalates were usually… CONTINUE READING

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