Skip to main content

Treatment Technologies for the Removal of Endocrine Disruptors from Wastewater and Drinking Water

Buy Article:

$9.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

In the past decade, concerns about endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs)4 in the environment increased as advocacy groups, the popular press, and the public came to appreciate the significance of a variety of environmental perturbances that had been identified by individual researchers (Colborn, et al., 1997). The reproductive and developmental and difficulties observed in fish and other animal populations attributed to EDCs were paralleled by questions about their possible effects in people: How might fertility and development, reproductive health measures such as sperm count, and reproductive milestones such as puberty onset be influenced by hormonal changes from EDCs? How might EDCs be involved in cancers of tissues that are inextricably linked to hormones, such as breast, testicles and prostate? Many questions such as these have been considered by investigators of EDCs' effects on ecological and human health and reviewed by US EPA (1997) and NRC (2000).
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2002-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more