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Better understanding of POPs and other emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) for moving toward a non-toxic environment

A non-toxic environment is the prerequisite for the human health, especially for children and women who are particularly susceptible to risks associated with toxins. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other emerging organic contaminants (EOCs, e.g. pharmaceuticals and personal products, food additives, industrial byproducts) are of high concerns at present. Better understanding their impact on human health and the environment and control strategies actually is essential for the sound management these contaminants. Thus, this special issue aims at providing a platform to invite researchers to share information and experiences regarding POPs and other EOCs. Potential topics include, but not limited to the new sampling and analytical methods, the emission and contamination characterization, their transformation and fate, their toxicological mechanism and effects on human health, the degradation and removal technologies, and the risk assessment and policy analysis.

Submission Deadline

Submit your paper to the special issue before 30 August 2019.

Guest Editors

  • Jun Huang, Tsinghua University, China
  • Bo Yang, Shenzhen University, China

Submission Instructions

Please choose  “VSI: Mitigation of POPs & EOCs” when submitting your paper.

 

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