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The Alberta Oil Sands Community Exposure and Health Effects Assessment Program: technical report

Description

Over the past few decades, emphasis has been placed on environmental toxicology and modeling of pollutant fate and transport in the environment to deal with human health concerns. Sources of pollution such as stack emissions, industrial effluents, and toxic wastes are being monitored and are reasonably well understood. However, at the time of this report human exposure to contaminants from all pathways (air, food, drinking water, and direct skin contact) is largely unknown. Several countries, as well as the World Health Organization, are implementing exposure and health effects assessment approaches to address human health concerns related to environmental and other factors. This document describes an application of the approach in Alberta to assess human exposure to contaminants from oil sands industrial activity.

Tags
air quality contaminants environmental contaminants environmental health pollution

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Extent

285 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Health and Wellness (1999-2013)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Fort McMurray

Resource Dates

Date Created

2000-08-01

Date Added

2016-10-24T17:13:44.508396

Date Modified

2000-08-01

Date Issued

2000-08-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (print)

0778502252

NEOS catalogue key

2390054

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