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Water quality of the Richelieu and Yamaska rivers: En153-114/8-2009E-PDF

contamination by toxic substances /

"The watershed regions of the Richelieu and Yamaska rivers are home to a number of industries specialized in agri-food, chemicals, metals pro-cessing, plastics and textiles. These past or current industrial activities are likely to result in the release of toxic substances into the environment , including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocar-bons (PAHs), polychlorinated dioxins and furans (PCDD/Fs), all of which are present in the waters of the Richelieu and Yamaska rivers"p. 1.

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Department/Agency Environment Canada. St. Lawrence Centre.
Title Water quality of the Richelieu and Yamaska rivers
Subtitle contamination by toxic substances /
Series Title Monitoring the state of the St. Lawrence River
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Environment Canada].
Date c2009.
Number of Pages [6] p. :
Catalogue Number
  • En153-114/8-2009E-PDF
Subject Terms Rivers, Water quality, Toxic substances