Essays Tagged: "Polychlorinated biphenyl"

Dredging the Hudson River for PCBs - The history of the Hudson, Pros and Cons of Dredging,

micals into the river. One of the main chemicals that have been dumped into the river is PCBs.PCBs, polychlorinated biphenyls, are a group of 209 synthetic oil-like chemicals of the organochlorine fam ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dredging the Hudson River

(5 pages) 40 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) in the Hudson River. Natural Recovery Vs. Dredging

tamination is considered the most serious environmental problem affecting the Hudson River. PCBs or polychlorinated biphenyls are a group of chemicals consisting of 209 individual compounds. PCBs were ... its preliminary report about how -- or if -- General Electric should clean the Hudson of the toxic polychlorinated biphenyls that bioaccumulate in fish and slowly march up the food chain. Modern envi ...

(15 pages) 129 2 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Bioremdiation of Toxic Wastes

1980's [Hunt]. Hazardous substances such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHS), petroleum, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) can pollute the environment after not being properly disposed of, m ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Hudson River

(4 pages) 422 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fox River

The river and bay bottom sediments are badly contaminated with these toxic chemicals, called PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls). As a result of these processes performed by Paper Mills, an estimated 70 ...

(6 pages) 20 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Genetically Modified Crops: Are The Concerns Valid?

owth hormones for cows is Monsanto, who "...produced two of the most toxic substances ever known -- polychlorinated biphenyls, known as PCBs, and dioxin" (Minton). Monsanto's past products and the res ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science