Organic Contaminants in Chinese Sewage Sludge: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature of the Past 30 Years.

@article{Meng2016OrganicCI,
  title={Organic Contaminants in Chinese Sewage Sludge: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature of the Past 30 Years.},
  author={Xiang-zhou Meng and Arjun K. Venkatesan and Yi-Lin Ni and Joshua Caleb Steele and Ling-ling Wu and Anders Bignert and Ǻke Bergman and Rolf U. Halden},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2016},
  volume={50 11},
  pages={5454-66}
}
The production of sewage sludge is increasing in China but with unsafe disposal practices, causing potential risk to human health and the environment. Using literature from the past 30 years (N = 159), we conducted a meta-analysis of organic contaminants (OCs) in Chinese sludge. Most data were available from developed and populated regions, and no data were found for Tibet. Since 1987, 35 classes of chemicals consisting of 749 individual compounds and 1 mixture have been analyzed, in which… CONTINUE READING