Bringing together the research of 62 distinguished scientists in one volume, Environmental Contamination: Health Risks and Ecological Restoration offers a comprehensive view of the remediation of contaminated land. A one-stop resource, it covers historical and emerging contaminants, the issues of bioavailability of chemicals and their associated hu

chapter 2|14 pages

- Health Impacts of Toxic Chemicals in the Pearl River Delta: The Need for Healthcare Reform?

ByPaul K.L. Lam and Ming Hung Wong

chapter 3|12 pages

- Heavy Metal Overloads and Autism in Children from Mainland China and Hong Kong: A Preliminary Study

ByLillian Y.Y. Ko, Yan Yan Qin, and Ming Hung Wong

chapter 5|28 pages

- Assessing Health Risks from Arsenic Intake by Residents in Cambodia

BySuthipong Sthiannopkao, Kongkea Phan, Kyoung-Woong Kim, Ming Hung Wong

chapter 6|24 pages

- Pragmatic Approach for Health Risk Assessment of Bauxite Tailing Waste Materials

ByJack C. Ng, Jian Ping Wang, Cheng Peng, Guanyu Guan

chapter 7|30 pages

- Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in China: Sources, Trends, and Their Adverse Impacts on Human Health

ByGene J.S. Zheng, Liping Jiao, Anna O.W. Leung, Yeqing Huang, Tingting You, and Ming Hung Wong

chapter 9|10 pages

- Inverse Relationship between Urinary Retinol-Binding Protein, Beta-2-Microglobulin, and Blood Manganese Levels in School-Age Children from an E-Waste Recycling Town

ByJinrong Huang, Xijin Xu, Guina Zheng, Kusheng Wu, Yongyong Guo, Junxiao Liu, Hao Ban, Weitang Liao, Wei Liu, Hui Yang, Qiongna Xiao, Yuanping Wang, Xia Huo

chapter 10|16 pages

- Mitigating Environmental and Health Risks Associated with Uncontrolled Recycling of Electronic Waste: Are International and National Regulations Effective?

ByMing Hung Wong, Anna O.W. Leung, Shengchun Wu, Clement K.M. Leung, and Ravi Naidu

chapter 12|32 pages

- Biomethylation of Arsenic in Contaminated Soils

ByRichard P. Dick, Qin Wu, Nicholas T. Basta

chapter 13|32 pages

- Handling Copper: A Paradigm for the Mechanisms of Metal Ion Homeostasis

ByKathryn A. Gogolin, Marinus Pilon

chapter 15|34 pages

- Microbial Transformation of Phthalate Esters: Diversity of Hydrolytic Esterases

ByJi-Dong Gu, Yuping Wang

chapter 16|24 pages

- Mixed Contamination of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons and Metals at Manufactured Gas Plant Sites: Toxicity and Implications to Bioremediation

ByPalanisami Thavamani, Mallavarapu Megharaj, Kadiyala Venkateswarlu, Ravi Naidu

chapter 19|14 pages

- Remediation and Reuse of Stormwater by Ecotechnology

ByR. Brian E. Shutes, D. Michael Revitt, J. Bryan Ellis, and Lian Lundy

chapter 20|20 pages

Phytostabilization for Sustainable End-Use of Arsenic-Rich Mine Tailings in the Victorian Goldšelds, Australia

ByAugustine Doronila, Ron T. Watkins, and Alan J.M. Baker

chapter 21|22 pages

- Field Application of the Stabilization Process for Arsenic-Contaminated Soil

ByMyoung-Soo Ko, Ki-Rak Kim, Kyoung-Woong Kim

chapter 22|12 pages

Bioavailability of Metals and Arsenic on Brownšeld Land: Remediation or Natural Attenuation for Risk Minimization?

ByNicholas M. Dickinson, William Hartley, Amanda Black, Cameron S. Crook