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Authors: Jeffrey Griffiths, M.D., David Gute, Ph.D.

Biology of Water and Health
Griffiths/Gute
Tufts University
2007

1. Session 4: Waterborne Chemical Agents - Readings/Resources

1.1. Required Reading

  • Kiel K, Zabel J. Estimating the economic benefits of cleaning up superfund sites: The case of woburn, massachusetts. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. 2001;22(2-3):163-184.

  • Rahm D. Controversial cleanup: Superfund and the implementation of U.S. hazardous waste policy. Policy Studies Journal. 1998;26(4):719-734.

  • Schmidt et. al.

  • Schmidt CW. Not-so-superfund: Growing needs vs. declining dollars. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2003;111(3):A162-A165.

1.2. Supplemental Reading

  • Speciation and Fate of Arsenic in Three Lakes of the Aberjona Watershed Anna C. Aurilio, Robert P. Mason, and Harold F. Hemond. Environ. Sci. Technol.; 1994; 28(4) pp 577 – 585.

  • Durant JL, Chen J, Hemond HF, Thilly WG. Elevated incidence of childhood leukemia in woburn, massachusetts: NIEHS superfund basic research program searches for causes. Environ Health Perspect. 1995;103 Suppl 6:93-98.

  • Senn DB, Hemond HF. Nitrate controls on iron and arsenic in an urban lake. Science. 2002;296(5577):2373-2376.

  • Spliethoff HM, Hemond HF. History of toxic metal discharge to surface waters of the aberjona watershed. Environ Sci Technol. 1996;30(1):121-128.

  • Rogers CE, Tomita AV, Trowbridge PR, et al. Hair analysis does not support hypothesized arsenic and chromium exposure from drinking water in woburn, massachusetts. Environmental Health Perspectives. 1997;105(10):1090-1097.

  • .Aurilio AC, Durant JL, Hemond HF, Knox ML. Sources and distribution of arsenic in the aberjona watershed, eastern massachusetts. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 1995;81(3-4):265-282.

  • Rogers CE, Tomita AV, Trowbridge PR, et al. Hair analysis does not support hypothesized arsenic and chromium exposure from drinking water in woburn, massachusetts. Environmental Health Perspectives. 1997;105(10):1090-1097.

  • Davis A, Kempton JH, Nicholson A, Yare B. Groundwater transport of arsenic and chromium at a historical tannery, woburn, massachusetts, USA. Applied Geochemistry. 1994;9(5):569-582.

  • Industry-Plex Remediation Plan 2005