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California's Dioxins Program
Abstract: Discusses monitoring and information gathered by California's Air Toxics Program.
Source: California Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/dioxins/dioxins.htm

Dioxin and Human Sex Ratio: The Seveso Case [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses case study of Seveso, Italy, a community contaminated with dioxin in a 1976 factory explosion; detects a lower sex ratio of the inhabitants highly exposed to dioxin.
Source: Paolo Mocarelli, University of Milano Bicocca
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/107/dioxin_and_sex
_ratio.pdf

Dioxin and PCBs Linked to Endometriosis
Abstract: Discusses study showing dioxin causes endometriosis in rhesus monkeys.
Source: Rachel's Environment and Health News #364
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rhwn364.htm

Dioxin in Depth
Abstract: Contains in-depth articles on sources and trends of dioxins (including incinerators, combustors, and trash-burning) and health problems caused by dioxins (including dioxins in breast milk and decreasing body levels of dioxins).
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/

Dioxins and Their Effects on Human Health
Abstract: Discusses chemistry and sources of dioxins, health effects associated with dioxins, how people can lower their dioxin intake, and what the World Health Organization is doing to lower dioxin levels in the food chain.
Source: World Health Organization
URL: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs225/en/index.htm
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Love Canal
Abstract: Contains overview of the Love Canal, which was contaminated with high levels of dioxins; focuses on the site description, contamination, cleanup approach, and current status.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region02/superfund/npl/lovecanal/

San Francisco Bay Area Dioxin Air-Monitoring Network
Abstract: Discusses program conducted throughout the Bay Area in California, sampling ambient air and testing it for dioxins.
Source: Bay Area Air Quality Management District
URL: http://www.arb.ca.gov/aaqm/qmosopas/dioxins/dioxins.htm

Survey of Dioxin and Furan Compounds in Sediments of Florida Panhandle Bay Systems [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses case study on Pensacola, Florida, in which high levels of dioxin were discovered in sediment samples.
Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/107/survey_of_diox
in_and_furan_compounds.pdf

Times Beach Case Study: One-Page Summary
Abstract: Focuses on success story of Times Beach, Missouri, and efforts the nation made to cleanup dangerous levels of dioxin in the community.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/supercpad/cursites/csitinfo.cfm?id=0701
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Toxic Alert on Dioxin
Abstract: Contains overview of what dioxins are, how they are emitted into the atmosphere, and ways to avoid them.
Source: Jonathan Campbell, Alternative Health Consultant
URL: http://www.cqs.com/edioxin.htm

 


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