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The chlorobenzene content of contemporary U.K. sewage sludges.

Wang, Min-Jian and Jones, Kevin C. (1994) The chlorobenzene content of contemporary U.K. sewage sludges. Chemosphere, 28 (6). pp. 1201-1210.

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Abstract

Twelve contemporary U.K. sewage sludges were analysed by a Soxhlet extraction, column clean-up and capillary gas chromatography method. All the chlorobenzenes were detected in the sludges, although their content varied widely between different sewage works. Generally, chlorobenzene concentrations decreased with increasing level of compound chlorination. Sewage sludges from industrial areas generally had higher chlorobenzene concentrations than those from urban areas. Chlorobenzene concentrations in sludges from the same waste water treatment works over time were quite consistent.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Chemosphere
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sewage sludge ; Chlorobenzenes ; Organic pollution ; Survey
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 22540
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 27 Jan 2009 09:29
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:02
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/22540

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