17. The Binghamton, New York, Electrical Transformer Fire Incident of 1981

  1. Arnold Schecter
  1. Nancy Kim1 and
  2. Arnold Schecter2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch17

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kim, N. and Schecter, A. (2012) The Binghamton, New York, Electrical Transformer Fire Incident of 1981, in Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition (ed A. Schecter), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Valatie, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470605295

Online ISBN: 9781118184141

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Keywords:

  • BSOB, in New York, transformer fire incident of 1981;
  • dioxin, furan, PCB contamination, safe reentry criteria;
  • NYS DOH, in vitro cell culture, TCDD-equivalency approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemical Analyses and Environmental Sampling

  • Toxicology Studies

  • Toxicity and Cleanup Criteria

  • State Communication Efforts

  • Conclusions

  • Disclaimer

  • References