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    Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Fourth Volume

    La Point TW, Price FT, Little EE
    Published: 1996

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    The most current information available on the international aspects of pollution and its impact on the environment. This comprehensive text includes state of the art research from Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United States.

    Featured topics among 15 peer-reviewed papers include: Transboundary pollution issues across international borders • Laboratory and field estimation of exposure and effects • Risk assessment and human health • Generic industrial cleanup criteria in Canada and the U.S. • Aquatic toxicology • Bioindicators International approaches to sediment toxicity assessment.

    Table of Contents

    Overview of Transboundary Pollution Issues Along The Mexico-US Border

    Testing Decisions of The TSCA Interagency Testing Committee for Chemicals on The Canadian Environmental Protection Act Domestic Substances List and Priority Substances List: Di-tert-butylphenol, Ethyl Benzene, Brominated Flame Retardants, Phthalate Esters, Chloroparaffins, Chlorinated Benzenes, and Anilines

    Use of Artificial Lighting in Environmental Assessment Studies

    Coastal Oceanographic Characteristics and Their Impact on Marine Effluent Biotoxicity Studies During The SEFLOE II Project

    Integrated Ecological Hazard Assessment of Waste Site Soil Extracts Using FETAX and Short-Term Fathead Minnow Teratogenesis Assay

    Plant Ecotoxicology: The Design and Evaluation of Plant Performance in Risk Assessments and Forensic Ecology

    The Development of Generic Industrial Cleanup Criteria in the State of Michigan

    A Comparison of Generic Human Health Risk-Based Soil Remediation Criteria in Canada and the U.S.: Two Case Studies

    Hepatic Cytochrome P450 1A as a Biomarker for Hydrocarbon and Oxidant Pollutants in Fish: Relevance of Identification of Specific Mechanism(s) of Induction and Potential Effects on Homeostasis

    A Methodology to Identify Safer Chemical Products

    Strategy for Developing Remediation Target Concentrations Based on Human Exposure Duration Considerations

    Measures of Fish Behavior as Indicators of Sublethal Toxicosis During Standard Toxicity Tests

    Current Status of Environment Canada's Guidance on Control of Test Precision Using a Spiked Sediment Toxicity Test: What to Spike and How?

    Perspectives in Avoidance-Preference Bioassays

    Behavioral Avoidance as Evidence of Injury to Fishery Resources: Applications to Natural Resource Damage Assessment

    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1262-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5324-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1998-7