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Contaminated water supplies at Camp Lejeune [electronic resource] : assessing potential health effects / Committee on Contaminated Drinking water at Camp Lejeune, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Contributor(s): National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Contaminated Drinking Water at Camp Lejeune | Camp Lejeune (N.C.) | National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 318 p.).ISBN: 9780309137003 (electronic bk.); 0309137004 (electronic bk.); 1282272632; 9781282272637.Subject(s): Drinking water -- Contamination -- North Carolina -- Camp Lejeune | Camp Lejeune (N.C.) -- Environmental conditions | Water Supply -- North Carolina | Water Pollution -- North Carolina | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Water SupplyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contaminated water supplies at Camp Lejeune.DDC classification: 363.61 Online resources: ebrary | EBSCOhost | MyiLibrary | National Academies Press | MyiLibrary, Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction -- Exposure to contaminants in water supplies at Camp Lejeune -- Systemic exposures to volatile organic compounds and factors influencing susceptibility to their effects -- Review of toxicologic studies -- Review of epidemiologic studies -- Epidemiologic studies of solvent-contaminated water supplies -- Integration of findings from the toxicologic and epidemiologic literature -- Studies of the Camp Lejeune population.
Summary: In the early 1980s, two water-supply systems on the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were found to be contaminated with the industrial solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE). The water systems were supplied by the Tar.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-236).

Introduction -- Exposure to contaminants in water supplies at Camp Lejeune -- Systemic exposures to volatile organic compounds and factors influencing susceptibility to their effects -- Review of toxicologic studies -- Review of epidemiologic studies -- Epidemiologic studies of solvent-contaminated water supplies -- Integration of findings from the toxicologic and epidemiologic literature -- Studies of the Camp Lejeune population.

In the early 1980s, two water-supply systems on the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were found to be contaminated with the industrial solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE). The water systems were supplied by the Tar.

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