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The rise and fall of PCBs: Time-trend data from temperateindustrialised countries.

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Journal publication date1994
JournalChemosphere
Journal number9-11
Volume29
Number of pages8
Pages2201-2208
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Evidence for a decline in the fluxes of PCBs to terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in the UK and US is reviewed. Peak inputs appear to have occurred in the 1960s. The relative merits of lake and peat cores, and the analysis of archived samples are briefly discussed.