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Open Access Emerging Pollutants – Part I: Occurrence, Fate and Transport

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Part I: Occurrence, Fate, and Transport (this literature review) summarizes research appearing in 2011 on the occurrence of emerging pollutants in wastewater and environmental waters, sources of emerging pollutants, the fate and transport of emerging pollutants in the environment, monitoring approaches, modeling, and regulatory discussions. Toxicity studies are included where relevant specifically to wastewater. Part II: Treatment (the companion to this review) includes discussion of water and wastewater treatment technologies on emerging pollutants.

Keywords: EMERGING CONCERN; EMERGING CONTAMINANTS; EMERGING POLLUTANTS; ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING COMPOUNDS MICROCONSTITUENTS; MICROPOLLUTANTS; MODELING; PHARMACEUTICALS AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS; RISK ASSESSMENT; TOXICITY; WASTEWATER TREATMENT; WATER TREATMENT

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/106143012X13407275695878

Publication date: 2012-10-01

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