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Use of a Battery of Chemical and Ecotoxicological Methods for the Assessment of the Efficacy of Wastewater Treatment Processes to Remove Estrogenic Potency

DOI :

10.3791/54243-v

9:49 min

September 11th, 2016

September 11th, 2016

13,691 Views

1Institute of Environment Health and Societies, Brunel University London, 2Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University

Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDC) pose a substantial risk to the aquatic environment. Municipal wastewater treatment plants are major contributors to the estrogenic potency of surface waters. The methodology provided in this paper allows for an assessment of the efficacy and suitability of wastewater treatment processes with respect to EDC removal.

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