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Letter to the Editor

  • Kirk O’ReillyEmail author
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Abstract

This letter to the editor explains why the results presented in “Crane (Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 66:176–200, Crane 2014)” does not support the hypothesis that refined tar sealers (RTS) are a significant source of PAHs in urban sediments. Additional analysis of Crane’s data indicates that sediment chemistry can be explained in the absence of RTS.

Keywords

PAHs Source Input Principal Component Analysis Plot Source Profile Chemical Mass Balance 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

Kirk O’Reilly has received funding from the Pavement Coatings Technology Council.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Exponent, Inc.BellevueUSA

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