Permitted Water Pollution Discharges and Population Cancer and Non-Cancer Mortality: Toxicity Weights and Upstream Discharge Effects in US Rural-Urban Areas
Expected Completion Date:08/31/2011
Principal Investigator:Michael Hendryx, PhD
Funder:Office of Rural Health Policy
Project Funded:09/2010
Summary
The study conducts statistical and spatial analyses to investigate amounts and types of permitted surface water pollution discharges, including sources located locally and upstream, and relate these measures to population mortality rates for cancer and non-cancer causes nationwide and by urban-rural setting.
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