Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are commonly used as cooling fluids for electrical transformers.
Match the abbreviation for an environmental criterion with its media or receptor.
A. Drinking water
select A B C 1. MCL
select A B C 2. PRG
select A B C 3. PEC
Herbicides are the most abundant type of agricultural pesticide in use by weight.
DDT is a?
A.Chlorinated organic pesticide
Which chemical is a potential endocrine disrupter?
E.All of the above
F.None of the above
Which is a persistent organic pollutant?
Which factor is NOT important in affecting the environmental mobility of organic compounds?
B.Solubility in water
Briefly discuss major environmental toxicological differences between metals and organic compounds.
In terms of copper toxicity at the Ely Mine Superfund site, describe how bioreceptors may be affected through the various pathways that we studied this session. Discuss humans and fish separately and specifically.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of DDT in modern society.