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Background values in European soils and sewage sludges, PART I - Evaluation of the relevance of organic micro-pollutants in sewage sludge, Results of a JRC-coordinated study on background values

Funded under: FP6-JRC

Abstract

The report is intended as an input for discussion concerning the necessity to regulate organic micro-pollutants in the revision of the European Sludge Directive 86/278/EEC.
Part 1 of this report gives an overview on relevant organic micro-pollutants in sewage sludges. Publications, results of eco-toxicological studies and national particularities for substance classes such as PCBs, PAHs, PCDD/Fs, PBDE, LAS, NP, etc. have been reviewed and critically analysed.

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Authors: GAWLIK B M, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra (IT);BIDOGLIO G (editors), European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 22265 EN (2006), 41 pp. Free of charge
Availability: Available from European Commission, JRC Knowledge Management Unit, Ispra (IT) Tel: +39 033278 9893 Fax: +39 033278 5409 E-mail: jrc-info@ec.europa.eu or Bruxelles (BE) Tel: +32 2 295 76 24 Fax: +32 2 299 63 22
ISBN: ISBN: 92-79-02120-6
Record Number: 200718949 / Last updated on: 2007-03-16
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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