28 Incenerator Exposure - CEE597 Lecture 28 Environmental...

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CEE597 – Lecture 28 Environmental and Health Impacts f Incineration Facility of Incineration Facility and xposure Estimation Exposure Estimation 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 1
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Mercury Threat to Children Rising 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 2
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Dirty air may persist beyond 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 3
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Newsweek – Lead & your kids 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 4
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Reebok Recalls Bracelet ed to Lead- oisoning Death Tied to Lead Poisoning Death March 23 (Bloomberg) 2006 -- Reebok International Ltd., which makes athletic shoes, recalled a charm bracelet linked to the lead-poisoning death of a 4-year-old child. The bracelets should be discarded, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. About 300,000 of the 8-inch-long (20 centimeters) metal bracelets, which have a heart-shaped charm with Reebok engraved on one side, were given away with some children's otwear purchased between May 2004 and March 2006 the footwear purchased between May 2004 and March 2006, the safety commission said today in a statement. The bracelets have high lead levels and may harm young children. Reebok, which was bought by Adidas-Salomon AG earlier this year, received a report that a Minneapolis child died from lead poisoning after swallowing a piece of one of the Chinese- made bracelets. 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 5
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23 March 2006 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 6
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Lead & your kids 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 7
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EPA’s big 6 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 8
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Environmental Risk Analysis Examples isk Assessment of former Pesticide production Facility Risk Assessment of former Pesticide production Facility Illustration of Issues and analysis Organization of a real study Many many chemicals Use pathway analysis rather than box models Health Risk Assessment for NYS Waste-to-Energy Conversion Facilities Pathways Exposure assumptions: Conversion of air to soil, plant, animal concentrations Risk Calculations Non-Carcinogenic Chronic Risks Carcinogenic Chronic Risks 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 9 g
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What class should be learning Environmental risk analysis literacy hat people do ± What people do … What they try to analyze ± How people do it … What models they use. How those models work (theory v/s empirical) (y / p ) What criteria they compute ow good is it? ± How good is it? How accurate are predictions likely to be? What issues can they resolve? 2 April 2007 Jery Stedinger Lecture 27 10
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Readings for This Topic Stevens and Swackhamer, "Environ. Pollution: A multimedia approach . . .” McKone, ". ..Exposure . . from Multiple Media nd through Multiple Pathways. .." a d oug u p e a ays.
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2008 for the course CEE 5970 taught by Professor Stedinger during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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