March 26, 2022

PCB and PCB Dredging Articles

PCB and PCB Dredging Articles by Dr. Robert A. Michaels, NYPPL's science consultant, are available for free download via https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Robert_Michaels3/publications

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko.  Negative Hudson River Superfund remediation effectiveness: clamshell dredging massively mobilized sediments, increasing PCB contamination. In: Public Comments Received on Proposed Second Five-Year Report, EPA Index Number 374, pages 493-562 (69 pages including appendices), submitted 30 August 2017, https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2018-01/documents/updated_11-30-17_2017_fyr_comments_-_individuals_reduced_1.pdf, published online 17 January 2018;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko.  Lessons learned from legacy contaminants of emerging concern: Hudson River PCB dredging. Albany, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), The New York Environmental Lawyer, 37(2):58-74, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/355203949_Lessons_Learned_from_Legacy_Contaminants_of_Emerging_Concern_Hudson_River_PCB_Dredging_Albany_New_York_State_Bar_Association_NYSBA_The_New_York_Environmental_Lawyer_37258-74_Fall_2017, Fall 2017;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko.  Negative Hudson River Superfund remediation effectiveness: clamshell dredging massively mobilized sediments, increasing PCB contamination. Comments on US EPA’s Proposed Second Five-Year Review. Collingswood, New Jersey, The Certified Environmental Professional (Newsletter of the Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals; ABCEP), pages 4-6, September 2017;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko.  Excessive PCBs in the Hudson River:  attributable to incompleteness of dredging, or to seven years of dredging?  Environmental Claims Journal, 29(2):115-40, 2017; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10406026.2017.1307007, 25 April 2017c;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko. Hudson River PCB dredging: mid-course assessment, and implications regarding possible project continuation vs. termination. Environmental Practice, 12(4):377-94, December 2010;

Michaels, RA; and Uriel M. Oko. Bias in the US EPA baseline health risk assessment supporting the decision to require dredging of PCB-bearing sediments from the Hudson River. Environmental Practice, 9(2):96-111, June 2007;

Michaels, RA. The emperor’s new clothes and the US EPA’s decision to dredge Hudson River PCBs. Environmental Practice, 7(3), September 2005;

Michaels, RA; R. George Rowland, and Charles F. Wurster. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) inhibit photosynthesis per cell in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. Environmental Pollution (Series A), 27(1):9-14, 1982;

Michaels, RA. Polychlorinated Biphenyl Toxicity to Two Phytoplankters as a Function of Environmental Conditions. August 1979, Degree: PhD, Department of Ecology and Evolution, SUNY at Stony Brook, 164 pages, Supervisor: Dr. George C. Williams, Chairperson (Dept. of Ecology & Evolution); research performed in the laboratory of Dr. Charles F. Wurster (Marine Sciences Research Center);

Powers, C. Donald; R. George Rowland, RA Michaels, Nicholas S. Fisher, and Charles F. Wurster. The toxicity of DDE to a marine dinoflagellate. Environmental Pollution, 9:253-62, 1975.

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