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What Are Some Examples of Exposure Pathway Elements?

Exposed population: residents of nearby community who use reservoir water or groundwater

Source of contamination: landfill with chemical drums

Environmental media: chemicals leaking from drums into soil and groundwater or reservoir

Point of exposure: chemicals present in water from a tap

Route of exposure: breathing chemicals in the air

Source of contamination:
industrial facility with chemical emissions from stacks

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