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Abstract: From 1941
through 1978, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were released in New Bedford, MA.
Electronic manufacturers and waste sites were sources of PCBs, an environmentally
persistent compound associated with increased risk of some cancers. Although there has
been some remediation, PCBs are still detectable. Using 829 soil and sediment samples, a
mean proxy PCB concentration for eac... read more