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Crisis management of chronic pollution: contaminated soil by Magalie Lesueur Jannoyer, Philippe Cattan, Thierry Woignier,

By Magalie Lesueur Jannoyer, Philippe Cattan, Thierry Woignier, Florence Clostre

Crisis administration of power pollutants: infected Soil and Human Health bargains with a protracted time period pollutants challenge, generated via the previous use of organochlorine insecticides. via a case learn of the chlordecone toxins within the French West Indies, the authors illustrate a world and systemic mobilization of study associations and public providers. This "management model", including its significant effects, the technique and classes to be discovered, may be important to different occasions. This ebook gathers the entire works which were conducted during the last ten years or extra and hyperlinks them to determination makers’ activities and stakeholders’ expectancies. This reference fills a spot within the literature on persistent pollutants

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The chock occurred when the Liberation national newspaper ran the headline “In Martinique, sweet potatoes and strong toxics” in its October 10, 2002 edition (Pons 2002). The situation then came to the national stage, after which the local press seized the news. Then while the DGCRRF analyses were accumulating on pollution of tubers, GREPHY was informed of the results on aquatic organisms (DSDS and IFREMER) on the November 7, 2002, and it announced the implementation of a series of From Controversy to Pollution Assessment 27 measures for soils before the planting of crops sensitive to chlordecone transfer.

16 Pollution of the Subscription of Drinking Water by Organochlorine Pesticides (1999) ............................................................................................. 1 Extension of the Characterization of Water Pollution (2000) ............ 2 Review of the Data and Knowledge on Drinking Water in October 2001 in Martinique ............................................................... 3 Hypotheses on the Origin of Chlordecone and HCH Pollutions ........ 3 Search of Organochlorine Compounds in Soils and Staple Crops (2001) ........

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