The impact of the use and disposal of creosote impregnated railway ties on a freshwater supply area in southern Finland

Erik Sandell, Jari Tuominen

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Creosote was widely used and is still used as wood preservative and can therefore be a hazard to the environment. It is therefore necessary to improve the disposal of impregnated railway ties and to check for PAH compounds before taking a new water supply into use in areas where creosote impregnated wood has been handled or stored.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-90
JournalPolycyclic Aromatic Compounds
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1996
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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