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  • Means, Jay C.; Perkins, Edward G.; Ellis, David D.; Chaudry, Muhammad M. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-02)
    A great deal of concern exists over the presence of potentially carcinogenic and/or mutagenic substances in drinking water supplies. The general analytical schemes currently applied to water are less suited than specific ...

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  • Brenniman, Gary R.; Hallenbeck, William H.; Anderson, Robert J.; Baukus , Alvida T. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1981-04)
    A recent study in Massachusetts found that a group of high school sophomores exposed to 107 mg/l sodium in their drinking water had significantly higher blood pressures than a control group exposed to a lower level of ...

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  • Clark, Robert Raymond; Johnston, James B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1982-03)
    A growing number of studies have detected mutagens in public water supplies. The widely accepted hypothesis that mutagenic substances are potential carcinogens therefore demands that these substances be characterized, ...

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  • Plewa, Michael J.; Hopke, Philip K. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-12)
    The disposal of complex mixtures such as waste water on agricultural lands poses known and unknown environmental risks. Mutagens may be introduced into the eco-system and perhaps concentrated by crop plants or leached into ...

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  • Larson, Richard A.; Marley, Karen A. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1986-09)
    Toxaphene is a persistent pesticide which is highly toxic to a broad range of organisms including freshwater fish. The sources of Toxaphene are still not clearly understood. Atmospheric transport from the cotton growing ...

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