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Results of 1993 Screening Survey on PCBs and Metals in the Spokane River

 
Publication number Date Published
94-e24July 1994
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Author(s) Johnson, A., D. Serdar, and D. Davis
Description Composite samples of sediment, whole largescale suckers (a bottom-feeding fish), and sport fish fillets were collected from five reaches of the Spokane River between Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Columbia River (Lake Roosevelt) during July-August 1993. The samples were analyzed for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and selected metals. The objective of this screening survey was to determine if levels of these contaminants were a significant environmental concern requiring more intensive sampling or other action.
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Keywords Lake Roosevelt, results, toxicity, metals, contaminant, health, Spokane River, WRIA 57, fish, river, sediment, zinc, PCBs, lake, lead, cadmium
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 54,WRIA 57)
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #AJOH0005