This EPA site features a table showing various contaminants, their common sources, and health effects of exposure. Examples include heavy metals, solvents, pesticides, herbicides and PCBs. The site also provides links to information about how to deal with exposure to toxic materials.
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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Biology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis, Organic Compounds, Heavy Metals Topics: Biosphere, Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Biosphere:Ecology, Human Dimensions/ResourcesKeywords: public health, toxin, hazardous waste
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