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Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Cadmium: 2001 Update
Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Cadmium: 2001 Update
 
Our Price: $45.00
Year: 2001
Pages: 268
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 075673617X

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John G. Eaton. Provides guidance to States authorized to establish water quality standards under the Clean Water Act to protect aquatic life from acute & chronic effects of cadmium. Cadmium is a relatively rare element that is a minor nutrient for plants at low concentrations, but is toxic to aquatic life at concentrations only slightly higher. It occurs mainly as a component of minerals in the earthís crust but can enter the environment from various anthropogenic sources, such as by-products from zinc refining, coal combustion, mine wastes, electroplating processes, iron & steel prodín., pigments, fertilizers & pesticides. This report discusses acute & chronic cadmium toxicity to freshwater & saltwater animals; toxicity to aquatic plants; bio-accumulation; & nat. criteria. Charts & tables.

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