California Sea Grant College Program
Fate and Transport of Planar and Mono-Ortho Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Polychlorinated Napthalenes in Southern California Sediments
- Author(s): Venkatesan, M. Indira
- et al.
Treated sewage, stormwater runoff and industrial waste are sources of chemical contamination in coastal sediments. Although studies of sedimentary chemistry have resulted in stringent laws on discharging toxic chemicals into the sea, the more toxic chemicals can have lasting effects on the environment.