Biosolids Organics Research

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The following is a sampling of the research on organic contaminants in biosolids. This includes personal care products, pharmaceuticals, dixoins, pesticides and similar compounds. Also see the USEPA and WEF websites on this topic.

FACT SHEET: Alkylphenols in Biosolids, Paul Chrostowski, Ph.D., QEP, FRSH

March 2002 Dr. Chrostowski's website has a number of excellent articles and presentations on the study of emgerging contaminants in biosolids.

Alkylphenol Ethoxylate Degradation Products in Land-Applied Sewage Sludge (Biosolids) by Mark LaGuardia, Robert Hale, Ellen Harvey and T. Matteson Mainor, 2001