Health Effects and Environmental Justice Concerns of Exposure to Uranium in Drinking Water.

Corlin, Laura.
Rock, Tommy.
Cordova, Jamie.
Woodin, Mark.
Durant, John L.
Gute, David M.
Ingram, Jani.
Brugge, Doug.
2016

We discuss the recent epidemiologic literature regarding health effects of uranium exposure in drinking water focusing on the chemical characteristics of uranium. While there is strong toxicologic evidence for renal and reproductive effects as well as DNA damage, the epidemiologic evidence for these effects in people exposed to uranium in drinking water is limited. Further, epidemiologic evidence ... read more

Subjects
Drinking water.
Uranium.
Environmental justice.
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010553
Original publication
Corlin, L., Rock, T., Cordova, J. et al. Curr Envir Health Rpt (2016) 3: 434. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40572-016-0114-z.
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