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Ambient concentrations of selected organochlorines in rivers

Publication date:  December 1998
Publication reference number:  ME 317

This 1998 report provides data on the concentrations of dioxins, PCBs, organochlorine pesticides and chlorophenols in river water and finfish (eel and trout) collected from 13 New Zealand rivers. Samples were collected from reference sites, as well as sites that were impacted by agricultural, domestic and industrial activity.