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Parking-lot sealcoat: A major source of PAHs in urban and suburban environments

http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/asphalt_sealers.html

Explanation of chemical contaminants released into aquatic environments by popular sealcoating compounds used in parking lots, with frequently-asked questions, links, and contact information.

Related topics:
Chemical analysis, Contamination and pollution, Ecotoxicology, Human impacts, Surface water quality, Water chemistry, Parking sites
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