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  1. Content type: Research article

    The influences of organic loading disturbances on the process performance of a thermophilic anaerobic contact reactor treating potato-processing wastewater were investigated. For this purpose, while the reacto...

    Authors: Elif Senturk, Mahir Ince and Guleda Onkal Engin

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:84

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    Biodegradation of free cyanide from industrial wastewaters has been proven as a viable and robust method for treatment of wastewaters containing cyanide.

    Authors: Shabnam Mirizadeh, Soheila Yaghmaei and Zahra Ghobadi Nejad

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:85

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Legionella spp. are important waterborne pathogens that are normally transmitted through aerosols. The present work was conducted to investigate the presence of Legionella spp. and its common species in hospital ...

    Authors: Mohammad Rafiee, Mahsa Jahangiri-rad, Homa Hajjaran, Alireza Mesdaghinia and Mohammad Hajaghazadeh

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:83

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    This paper, reports on the approach devised to remediate water sources contaminated with PCBs and dioxins. The approach reported is based on the synthesis of highly selective molecularly imprinted polymers (MI...

    Authors: Phumile Sikiti, Titus AM Msagati, Bhekie B Mamba and Ajay K Mishra

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:82

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The potential of halotolerant algae isolated from natural resources was used to study CO2 fixation and algal lipid production. Biological fixation of CO2 in photobioreactor in presence of salinity is exploited. T...

    Authors: Udhaya Ramkrishnan, Benedict Bruno and Sandhya Swaminathan

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:81

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In this study, pumice stone was used for the removal of tetracyline (TC) from aqueous solutions. It was characterized by XRD, FT-IR, SEM and BET analyses. Cation exchange capacity of pumice stone was found to ...

    Authors: Ulker Asli Guler and Meltem Sarioglu

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:79

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The radiological quality of 226Ra, 232Th and 40K in some samples of water resources collected in Anarak-Khour a desertic area, Iran has been measured by direct gamma ray spectroscopy using high purity germanium d...

    Authors: Elham Ehsanpour, Mohammad Reza Abdi, Mojtaba Mostajaboddavati and Hashem Bagheri

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:80

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Advances in science and technology of electrical equipment, despite increasing human welfare in everyday life, have increased the number of people exposed to Electro-Magnetic Fields (EMFs). Because of possible...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Monazzam, Monireh Hosseini, Laleh Farhang Matin, Habib Allah Aghaei, Hossein Khosroabadi and Ahmad Hesami

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:78

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Discharging the oily wastewater in the environment causes serious problems, because of the oil compounds and organic materials presence. Applying biological methods using the lipase enzyme producer microorgani...

    Authors: Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor, Bagher Mortazavi and Gholamreza Moussavi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:77

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The present investigation aims at studying the effectiveness of alkali-assisted ultrasonication on pretreatment of garden biomass (GB). Dry and powdered GB suspended in 1% NaOH was ultrasonicated for 15, 30 an...

    Authors: Jagdish Gabhane, SPM Prince William, Atul Narayan Vaidya, Duraisamy Anand and Satish Wate

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:76

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  11. Content type: Review article

    Although exposure to electromagnetic radiation in radiofrequency range has caused a great deal of concern globally, radiofrequency radiation has many critical applications in both telecommunication and non-com...

    Authors: Seyed Ali Reza Mortazavi, Ali Tavakkoli-Golpayegani, Masoud Haghani and Seyed Mohammad Javad Mortazavi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:75

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  12. Content type: Research article

    In this work, synthetic nanoscale zerovalent iron (NZVI) stabilized with two polymers, Starch and Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) were examined and compared for their ability in removing As (III) and As (V) from...

    Authors: Mohammad Mosaferi, Sepideh Nemati, Alireza Khataee, Simin Nasseri and Ahmad Asl Hashemi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:74

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Human health risk assessment from exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) during drinking and bathing water vary from country to country as per life expectancy, body mass index, water consumption pattern a...

    Authors: Brijesh Kumar Mishra, Sunil Kumar Gupta and Alok Sinha

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:73

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  14. Content type: Research article

    One of the most problems in developing countries is the integrated waste management and the effects on Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emission, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is used in this paper as a decision supportin...

    Authors: Rouhallah Mahmoudkhani, Behzad Valizadeh and Hamidreza Khastoo

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:71

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The aim of the work is a description of the rheological behaviour of thickened sewage sludge. The sample of thickened sludge was collected from the wastewater treatment plant, where pressure flotation unit is ...

    Authors: Petr Trávníček and Petr Junga

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:72

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  16. Content type: Research article

    People are exposed to ionizing radin from the radionuclides that are present in different types of natural sources, of which phosphate fertilizer is one of the most important sources. Fertilizers are commonly ...

    Authors: Pooja Chauhan and Rishi Pal Chauhan

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:70

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Proper management of Biomedical waste (BMW) generated in a healthcare facility is one of the most important functions of a healthcare worker (HCW) as its improper management not only poses risk to human beings...

    Authors: Rajiv Kumar, Anil Kumar Gupta, Arun Kumar Aggarwal and Ashok Kumar

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:69

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Treating hazardous-infectious medical waste can be carried out on-site or off-site of health-care establishments. Nevertheless, the selection between on-site and off-site locations for treating medical waste s...

    Authors: Hassan Taghipour, Taher Mohammadyarei, Mohamad Asghari Jafarabadi and Ahmad Asl Hashemi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:68

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  19. Content type: Research article

    In this research, the removal of natural organic matter from aqueous solutions using advanced oxidation processes (UV/H2O2) was evaluated. Therefore, the response surface methodology and Box-Behnken design matrix...

    Authors: Reza Rezaee, Afshin Maleki, Ali Jafari, Sajad Mazloomi, Yahya Zandsalimi and Amir H Mahvi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:67

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Many organic hazardous pollutants such as bisphenolA (BPA) which are toxic and not easily biodegradable can concerns for environmental pollution worldwide. The objective of this study was to examine whether Az...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Zazouli, Yousef Mahdavi, Edris Bazrafshan and Davoud Balarak

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:66

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  21. Content type: Research article

    In this research, response surface methodology (RSM) was applied to optimize Reactive Blue 19 removal by activated carbon from pomegranate residual. A 24 full factorial central composite design (CCD) was applied ...

    Authors: Elham Radaei, Mohammad Reza Alavi Moghaddam and Mokhtar Arami

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:65

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Bisphenol A as an endocrine-disrupting chemical is widely used chemical in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resin and has become ubiquitous environmental contaminants. Human exposure to Bisp...

    Authors: Reza Ahmadkhaniha, Masoumeh Mansouri, Masud Yunesian, Kobra Omidfar, Maryam Zare Jeddi, Bagher Larijani, Alireza Mesdaghinia and Noushin Rastkari

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:64

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Dyes released into the environment have been posing a serious threat to natural ecosystems and aquatic life due to presence of heat, light, chemical and other exposures stable. In this study, the Pleurotus ostrea...

    Authors: Zhengsuo Chen, Hongbo Deng, Can Chen, Ying Yang and Heng Xu

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:63

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Efficiency and performance of Almond shell (AS) adsorbent for the removal and recovery of Acid Blue 129 (AB129) from wastewater is presented in this report. The influence of variables including pH, initial dye...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Fat’hi, Arash Asfaram, Anahita Hadipour and Mostafa Roosta

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:62

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  25. Content type: Research article

    In this study the removal of Chromium (III) and Chromium (VI) ions are investigated via polymer enhanced ultrafiltration under important process parameters. This study proposes the use of unmodified starch as ...

    Authors: Nurul Huda Baharuddin, Nik Meriam Nik Sulaiman and Mohamed Kheireddine Aroua

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:61

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Persian Gulf is an exposed and stressed area as a result of oil pollution and other fossil fuels containing PAHs. The susceptibility of using mudskippers to monitor marine pollution, like PAHs, points to the f...

    Authors: Mahmood Sinaei and Ali Mashinchian

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:59

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  27. Content type: Research article

    In the study, the Aras Basin and its environment, one of the most important hydrological basins of Turkey, was evaluated. In survey area, to determine the change of air quality, it was benefited from 23,770 pi...

    Authors: Metin Demir, Turgay Dindaroğlu and Sevgi Yılmaz

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:60

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  28. Content type: Short report

    Paint laden with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) often acts as a point source for environmental contamination. It is advantageous to address contaminated paint before the PCBs transport to surrounding media; ...

    Authors: Erin K H Saitta, Michael J Gittings, Christian Clausen, Jacqueline Quinn and Cherie L Yestrebsky

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:57

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  29. Content type: Research article

    In this work the adsorption features of activated carbon and the magnetic properties of iron oxides were combined in a composite to produce magnetic adsorbent. Batch experiments were conducted to study the ads...

    Authors: Shuhua Yao, Ziru Liu and Zhongliang Shi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:58

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Anomalous use of antibiotics and their entrance into the environment have increased concerns around the world. These compounds enter the environment through an incomplete metabolism and a considerable amount o...

    Authors: Mansooreh Dehghani, Simin Nasseri, Mohammad Ahmadi, Mohammad Reza Samaei and Amir Anushiravani

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:56

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The treatment of the yeast industry wastewater was investigated by nanofiltration (NF) membrane process on a pilot scale. Two wastewaters were used as feed: (i) dilute wastewater with COD 2000 mg/L and (ii) co...

    Authors: Ahmad Rahimpour, Mohsen Jahanshahi and Majid Peyravi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:55

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Airborne fungi are responsible for the majority of fungal infections in humans and animals. Outdoor air markedly influences the prevalence of fungal spore levels in indoor air and thus, it is the major source ...

    Authors: Masoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi, Sanaz Aghaei-Gharehbolagh, Narges Aslani and Mehdi Razzaghi-Abyaneh

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:54

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  33. Content type: Research article

    p-Nitrophenol (PNP) occurs as contaminants of industrial effluents and it is the most important environmental pollutant and causes significant health and environmental risks, because it is toxic to many living...

    Authors: Melvin S Samuel, Akella Sivaramakrishna and Alka Mehta

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:53

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  34. Content type: Research article

    This study was conducted in response to one of the research needs of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), i.e. the application of nanomaterials and nanotechnology in the field of occu...

    Authors: Mostafa Mirzaei Aliabadi, Ghasem Naderi, Seyed Jamaleddin Shahtaheri, Abbas Rahimi Forushani, Iraj Mohammadfam and Mehdi Jahangiri

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:51

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Constructed wetland is one of the natural methods of municipal and industrial wastewater treatments with low initial costs for construction and operation as well as easy maintenance. The main objective of this...

    Authors: Behrooz Karimi, Mohammad Hassan Ehrampoush and Hossin Jabary

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:52

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  36. Content type: Research article

    In this study, a new strategy in catalytic ozonation removal method for degradation of phenol from industrial wastewater was investigated. Magnetic carbon nano composite as a novel catalyst was synthesized, ch...

    Authors: Yousef Dadban Shahamat, Mahdi Farzadkia, Simin Nasseri, Amir Hossein Mahvi, Mitra Gholami and Ali Esrafili

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:50

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Studies were carried on the decolorization of the textile dye reactive blue 19 (RB 19) by a novel isolate of Coprinus plicatilis (C. plicatilis) fungi. We describe an in vitro optimization process for decolorizat...

    Authors: Hatice A Akdogan, Merve C Topuz and Asiye A Urhan

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:49

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Vulnerability of water resources to nutrients led to progressively stricter standards for wastewater effluents. Modification of the conventional procedures to meet the new standards is inevitable. New technolo...

    Authors: Sakineh Haddadi, GholamReza Nabi-Bidhendi and Nasser Mehrdadi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:48

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Galicia, in northwest Spain, experiences warm summers and winters. However, the higher relative humidity that prevails the whole year through and the location of the summer hot points are related to real weath...

    Authors: José A Orosa, Ángel M Costa, Ángel Rodríguez-Fernández and Gholamreza Roshan

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:46

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Mono aromatic hydrocarbons (BTEX) are a group of hazardous pollutants which originate from sources such as refineries, gas, and oil extraction fields, petrochemicals and paint and glue industries.

    Authors: Mitra Gholami, Hamid Reza Nassehinia, Ahmad Jonidi-Jafari, Simin Nasseri and Ali Esrafili

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:45

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Pollution due to the heavy metals is a problem that may have negative consequences on the hydrosphere. One of the best procedures in removing the toxic metals from the environment is using metal resistant bact...

    Authors: Hoda Alboghobeish, Arezoo Tahmourespour and Monir Doudi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:44

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  42. Content type: Research article

    This paper present the experiences gained from the study of ten up flow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) based sewage treatment plants (STPs) of different cities of India. Presently 37 UASB based STPs were unde...

    Authors: Abid Ali Khan, Rubia Zahid Gaur, Indu Mehrotra, Vasileios Diamantis, Beni Lew and Absar Ahmad Kazmi

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:43

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  43. Content type: Research article

    The public health concerns over the long-term exposure to antibiotics have risen in different parts of the world. The purpose of this study was to investigate the antibiotic consumption pattern in livestock an...

    Authors: Fathollah Aalipour, Maryam Mirlohi and Mohammd Jalali

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:42

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  44. Content type: Research article

    In the absence of End of Service Life Indicator (ESLI), a cartridge change schedule should be established for ensuring that cartridges are changed before their end of service life. Factors effecting service li...

    Authors: Mehdi Jahangiri, Javad Adl, Seyed Jamaleddin Shahtaheri, Hossein Kakooe, Abbas Rahimi Forushani and Mohammad Reza Ganjali

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:41

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  45. Content type: Research article

    This paper examined the efficiency of multivariate linear regression (MLR) and artificial neural network (ANN) models in prediction of two major water quality parameters in a wastewater treatment plant. Bioche...

    Authors: Hamid Zare Abyaneh

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:40

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  46. Content type: Research article

    People usually spent about 90% of their time indoors, which are probably more polluted than outside the buildings. High levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are known as causes of sick building syndrome...

    Authors: Mohammad Hossein Mosaddegh, Abbas Jafarian, Adele Ghasemi and Alimohammad Mosaddegh

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:39

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  47. Content type: Research article

    Today, the International Energy Agency is working under good practice guides that integrate appropriate and cost effective technologies. In this paper a new procedure to define building energy consumption in a...

    Authors: Naira Barkhudaryan, José A Orosa and Gholamreza Roshan

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:37

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  48. Content type: Review article

    Electronic waste or e-waste is one of the emerging problems in developed and developing countries worldwide. It comprises of a multitude of components with valuable materials, some containing toxic substances,...

    Authors: Santhanam Needhidasan, Melvin Samuel and Ramalingam Chidambaram

    Citation: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering 2014 12:36

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