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Long-term temporal trends of PCBs and their controlling sources in China

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Long-term temporal trends of PCBs and their controlling sources in China. / Zhao, Shizhen; Breivik, Knut; Liu, Guorui; Zheng, Minghui; Jones, Kevin C.; Sweetman, Andrew J.

In: Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 51, No. 5, 07.03.2017, p. 2838-2845.

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Zhao, S, Breivik, K, Liu, G, Zheng, M, Jones, KC & Sweetman, AJ 2017, 'Long-term temporal trends of PCBs and their controlling sources in China', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 2838-2845. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b05341

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Zhao S, Breivik K, Liu G, Zheng M, Jones KC, Sweetman AJ. Long-term temporal trends of PCBs and their controlling sources in China. Environmental Science and Technology. 2017 Mar 7;51(5):2838-2845. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b05341

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Zhao, Shizhen ; Breivik, Knut ; Liu, Guorui ; Zheng, Minghui ; Jones, Kevin C. ; Sweetman, Andrew J. / Long-term temporal trends of PCBs and their controlling sources in China. In: Environmental Science and Technology. 2017 ; Vol. 51, No. 5. pp. 2838-2845.

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abstract = "Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are industrial organic contaminants identified as persistent, bioaccumulative, toxic (PBT) and subject to long-range transport (LRT) with global scale significance. This study focuses on a reconstruction and prediction for China of long-term emission trends of intentionally and unintentionally produced (UP) ∑7PCBs (UP-PCBs, from the manufacture of steel, cement and sinter iron) and their re-emissions from secondary sources (e.g., soils and vegetation), using a dynamic fate model (BETR-Global). Contemporary emission estimates combined with predictions from the multimedia fate model suggest that primary sources still dominate, although unintentional sources are predicted to become a main contributor from 2035 for PCB-28. Imported e-waste is predicted to play an increasing role until 2020-2030 on a national scale due to the decline of IP emissions. Hypothetical emission scenarios suggest that China could become a potential source to neighbouring regions with a net output of ~0.4 t year-1 in the case of 7 PCBs around 2050. However, future emission scenarios and hence model results will be dictated by the efficiency of control measures.",
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