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Contaminant Exposure and Biomarker Response in Embryos of Black-crowned Night-herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) Nesting Near Lake Calumet, Illinois (2007)Lake Calumet in Illinois was a former glacial lake draining into Lake Michigan. After extensive industrialization and modifications to the area, it now drains to the Des Plaines River, which runs to the Mississippi River. ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-04)Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are ubiquitous flame retardants and known endocrine disruptors used in many household products since the 1970s. They are lipophilic and bioaccumulate, with tissue residues in humans ...