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Title

Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans in Snake River Suspended Particulate Matter

 
Publication number Date Published
97-328August 1997
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Author(s) Serdar, D.
Description We measured concentrations of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD) and other polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans (PCDDs/PCDFs) in suspended particulate matter (SPM) collected near the mouth of the Snake River during October 1996. The objective of this survey was to estimate the daily 2,3,7,8-TCDD load at the Snake River mouth under low-flow conditions and compare it to the target load for the Snake River watershed as described in EPA’s total maximum daily load (TMDL) for the Columbia River basin.
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Keywords dioxins, Snake River, stream, particulate matter, toxicity, flow, Columbia River, basin, river, water, toxic, watershed, TMDL, Total Maximum Daily Load, dioxin, chlorinated
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 33 Lower Snake
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