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  1. 1,2-Dichloropropane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1587

    also used in making lead free gasoline, paper coating, soil fumigant for nematodes, and insecticide for ... as a soil fumigant. It may also leach from municipal landfills. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink ... water containing 1,2-dichloropropane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many ...

  2. Heptachlor epoxide

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1566

    to soil, but is extremely resistant to biodegration, persisting for many years in the upper soil ... people who drink water containing heptachlor epoxide well in excess of the maximum contaminant level ... (MCL) for many years could experience liver damage and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. ...

  3. Columbus Green Drinks

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/columbus-green-drinks

    Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens  and  Great Lakes Brewing Company, we cordially invite you to ...

  4. Toxaphene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1576

    on cotton and cattle. It is very persistent, remaining in soil for up to 14 years. It is not expected ... to soils and the sediments of water bodies, it may gradually evaporate to the air where it is slowly ... Some people who drink water containing toxaphene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) ...

  5. Spent foundry sand’s second life: OK to use in some soils

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2015/spent-foundry-sand%E2%80%99s-second-life-ok-use-some

    A study by two OARDC scientists played a key role in a recent public health and environmental risk ... assessment of reusing spent foundry sands, or SFS, in certain soil-related uses. The sands are a byproduct of ... the metal casting industry. Nicholas Basta, professor of soil and environmental science, and Elizabeth ...

  6. Lead

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1520

    and learning disabilities. Children, six years old and under, are most at risk because this is when ... exceed the maximum contaminant level goal (MCLG) or action level (AL). MCLG's are non-enforceable ... goals based on the possible risk and exposure over a lifetime with an adequate margin of safety. ACTION ...

  7. Chlordane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1552

    Chlordane may persist for long periods of time in air, soil and water. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink ... water containing chlordane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could ... experience liver or nervous system problems; increased risk of cancer. 2.00 ppb ug/L ppb Pesticide MCL MCL ...

  8. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    wildlife including native planting, rain barrels, and rain gardens. REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN URBAN ... lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  9. Good news: Ohio’s soil phosphorus levels are trending down

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/good-news-ohio%E2%80%99s-soil-phosphorus-levels-trending-down

    Agricultural soil phosphorus levels held steady or trended downward in at least 80 percent of ... phosphorus in the soil should result in reduced phosphorus runoff risk,” Dayton said. “These findings show ... about protecting surface water quality while maintaining agricultural production, said CFAES scientists ...

  10. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens

    Arboretum & Learning Gardens is an extensive, urban, green reserve of over 60 acres located within the ... 12,000 square foot green roof garden is open to the public during normal business hours. ...

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