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Bowdoin Central School Merrymeeting Bay Project
Toxins, Pollution, and Water Quality including information on using caged mussels to test for toxins such as PCBs and dioxin in the Bay & tributaries, sources of Bay pollution, water quality testing in the Bay, & other topics.
Case for Caution revisited:
Health and Environmental Impacts of Application of Sewage Sludges to Agricultural Land (pdf file 750 KB)
Ellen Z. Harrison, retired Director, and Murray McBride, Director,
Cornell Waste Management Institute, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Rice Hall,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. (cwmi.css.cornell.edu)
Mind Disrupted Biomonitoring Report
From Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Commonweal & Learning Developmental Disabilities Initiative.
A new report by ACAT, Commonweal, and the Learning and Developmental Disabilities Initiative details the first-ever biomonitoring project identifying toxic chemical pollution in people from the learning and developmental disability community. Mind, Disrupted examines 61 toxic chemicals present in the bodies of study participants in the context of rising rates of autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other learning and developmental disabilities.
Accompanying fact sheets.
State Legislation for Secure Medicine Return: (pdf file 1.4 MB)
A Comparison of Maine and Washington
Ann Pistell, Maine Department of
Cheri Grasso, Local Hazardous Waste
Management Program in King County
Surface Water Ambient Toxics Monitoring Program (SWAT) (Link to Maine DEP)
Maine’s Surface Water Ambient Toxics (SWAT) monitoring program was established in 1993
(38 MRSA §420-B) to determine the nature, scope and severity of toxic contamination in the
surface waters and fisheries of the State.
Appendix B: Frequency of Precision Measurements (VRMP QAPP-Table 3c).
Appendix C: standard operating procedures (SOPs) (Note: SOPs are located on a separate webpage. An individual group's Sampling and Analysis Plan specifies which particular SOPs apply to the group. If you would like to get back to this page, click the "Back" arrow or button on your Internet browser.)