The EarlyView version of this article was originally published online 26 November 2012. Some errors were subsequently identified, and the article was corrected 28 November 2012.
Toxicity of sediments potentially contaminated by coal mining and natural gas extraction to unionid mussels and commonly tested benthic invertebrates†
Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012
Copyright © 2012 SETAC
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Volume 32, Issue 1, pages 207–221, January 2013
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Wang, N., Ingersoll, C. G., Kunz, J. L., Brumbaugh, W. G., Kane, C. M., Evans, R. B., Alexander, S., Walker, C. and Bakaletz, S. (2013), Toxicity of sediments potentially contaminated by coal mining and natural gas extraction to unionid mussels and commonly tested benthic invertebrates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32: 207–221. doi: 10.1002/etc.2032
- Issue online: 18 DEC 2012
- Version of Record online: 26 NOV 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 15 OCT 2012 12:00AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 4 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 26 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Received: 19 JUN 2012
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