Contaminants of Emerging Environmental Concern by Environmental and Water Resources Instit

By Environmental and Water Resources Instit

A brand new class of contaminants is taking pictures the eye of voters, scientists, and regulators. Anthropogenic chemical substances take place in air, soil, water, meals, and in human and animal tissues. This record considers particular pollution resembling prescribed drugs, own care items, antimicrobials and antibiotics, hormones, plasticizers, surfactants, hearth retardants, insecticides, and nanoparticles. it's a must-have for undergraduate and graduate scholars in environmental engineering and assets; academics; researchers; and training environmental engineers.

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