Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Effluent and sediment samples were collected from 30 point source discharge sites within tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay, and analyzed for the presence of toxic organic compounds. The facilities selected included: municipal treatment plants, oil refining and storage operations, shipyards, military bases, paper companies, electrical power generators and various other manufacturing enterprises. In addition to sediment, shellfish were collected from the receiving streams. Unfortunately, environmental conditions in the vicinity of many of the facilities were unsatisfactory for the long-term survival of shellfish. As a consequence their availability was limited. ....
Pt. 1. Report-- Pt. 2. Appendices.
Water -- Pollution -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Measurement
Hale, R. C., & Smith, C. L. (1988) Analysis of effluents and associated sediments and tissue for toxic organic compounds, 1987-1988 : final report to Virginia State Water Control Board. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/2431