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12_T01. Toxic Waste …. Heavy Metals: Pb, Hg, Zn, Cd – often deposited at the bottom of stream channels If deposited in floodplains will be incorporated into plants, crops and animals Examples: Mercury contamination of aquatic ecosystems; sourced:

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Toxic Waste …

  • Heavy Metals: Pb, Hg, Zn, Cd – often deposited at the bottom of stream channels

  • If deposited in floodplains will be incorporated into plants, crops and animals

  • Examples:

    • Mercury contamination of aquatic ecosystems; sourced:

      • from volcanoes and erosion of natural mercury deposits

      • Burning coal, incinerating waste, processing metals

  • Lead to e.g., lead or mercury contamination

  • Radioactive materials


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