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Case study: examining the contribution of historical sources of lead in urban soils in Portland, Maine, USA
Journal Of Environmental Planning And Management (2008)
  • Samantha Langley - Turnbaugh, University of Southern Maine
  • Travis Wagner, University of Southern Maine
Abstract

While the presence of lead in urban soils from residential lead paint and leaded gasoline is well documented, the relative contribution of lead from area historical industrial activities is not. This study examined the connection between historical industrial sources of lead in Portland, Maine, USA from 1860 to 1970 to current, spatial distributions of soil lead.

Keywords
  • Copper - Lead Content,
  • Urban Soils,
  • Landfills,
  • Lead Industry,
  • Historical pollution
Publication Date
July, 2008
Publisher Statement
DOI: 10.1080/09640560802117002 Copyright of Journal of Environmental Planning & Management is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract.
Citation Information
Samantha Langley - Turnbaugh and Travis Wagner. "Case study: examining the contribution of historical sources of lead in urban soils in Portland, Maine, USA" Journal Of Environmental Planning And Management Vol. 51 Iss. 4 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/travis_wagner/2/