Characteristics of benzo(a)pyrene in highway runoff pollution

Y. Wada, T. Ozaki & M. Muraoka
The influence on receiving water of highway runoff is considered to be serious in Japan. On the road surface, tire wear, automobile exhaust emissions, floating in the atmosphere and so on, accumulate on the road surface and in its lateral ditches. This polluted matter is discharged by stormwater into the receiving water. These accumulated pollution loads contain harmful materials to both the human body and the ecosystem. In this study, the amount of accumulated pollutants...

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Characteristics of benzo(a)pyrene in highway runoff pollution

Y. Wada, T. Ozaki & M. Muraoka
The influence on receiving water of highway runoff is considered to be serious in Japan. On the road surface, tire wear, automobile exhaust emissions, floating in the atmosphere and so on, accumulate on the road surface and in its lateral ditches. This polluted matter is discharged by stormwater into the receiving water. These accumulated pollution loads contain harmful materials to both the human body and the ecosystem. In this study, the amount of accumulated pollutants...

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