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  Research Journal of Environmental Sciences is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to publish cutting edge research findings in the field of environmental sciences and environmental engineering. Scope of the journal includes: Environmental chemistry, environmental biology (like greenhouse gas abatement and climate change, environmental resilience, environmental microbiology and biotechnology, industrial environment and technology), ecology, geo-sciences, environmental physics and information sciences, basic and applied research on atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments, pollution control and abatement technology, conservation of natural resources, environmental health and toxicology.

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Baldwin, C.M., A.J. Figueredo, L.S. Wright, S.S. Wong and M.L. Witten, 2007. Repeated aerosol-vapor JP-8 jet fuel exposure affects neurobehavior and neurotransmitter levels in a rat model. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Part A: Curr. Issues, 70: 1203-1213.
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Baldwin, C.M., F.P. Houston, M.N. Podgornik, R.S. Young, C.A. Barnes and M.L. Witten, 2001. Effects of aerosol-vapor JP-8 jet fuel on the functional observational battery and learning and memory in the rat. Arch. Environ. Health: Int. J., 56: 216-226.
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Bell, I.R., A.J. Brooks, C.M. Baldwin, M. Fernandez, A.J. Figueredo and M.L. Witten, 2005. JP-8 jet fuel exposure and divided attention test performance in 1991 Gulf War veterans. Aviation Space Environ. Med., 76: 1136-1144.
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Burgess, J.L., C.J. Nanson, D.M. Bolstad-Johnson, R. Gerkin and T.A. Hysong et al., 2001. Adverse respiratory effects following overhaul in firefighters. J. Occup. Environ. Med., 43: 467-473.
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Burgess, J.L., C.J. Nanson, T.A. Hysong, R. Gerkin, M.L. Witten and R.C. Lantz, 2002. Rapid decline in sputum IL-10 concentration following occupational smoke exposure. Inhalation Toxicol., 14: 133-140.
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Burgess, J.L., M.L. Witten, C.J. Nanson, T.A. Hysong and D.L. Sherrill et al., 2003. Serum pneumoproteins: A cross-sectional comparison of firefighters and police. Am. J. Ind. Med., 44: 246-253.
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Deever, D.B., R.S. Young, S. Wang, B.A. Bradshaw, J. Miles, C.R. Pettis and M.L. Witten, 2002. Changes in organ perfusion and weight ratios in post-simulated microgravity recovery. Acta Astronautica, 50: 445-452.
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Dietzel, K.D., J.L. Campbell, M.G. Bartlett, M.L. Witten and J.W. Fisher, 2005. Validation of a gas chromatography/mass spectrometry method for the quantification of aerosolized Jet Propellant 8. J. Chromatogr. A, 1093: 11-20.
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Drake, M.G., F.A. Witzmann, J. Hyde and M.L. Witten, 2003. JP-8 jet fuel exposure alters protein expression in the lung. Toxicology, 191: 199-210.
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Espinoza, L.A., F. Tenzin, A.O. Cecchi, Z. Chen, M.L. Witten and M.E. Smulson, 2006. Expression of JP-8-induced inflammatory genes in AEII cells is mediated by NF-κB and PARP-1. Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., 35: 479-487.
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Espinoza, L.A., M. Valikhani, M.J. Cossio, T. Carr and M. Jung et al., 2005. Altered expression of γ-synuclein and detoxification-related genes in lungs of rats exposed to JP-8. Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., 32: 192-200.
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Fastje, C.D., K. Harper, C. Terry, P.R. Sheppard and M.L. Witten, 2012. Exposure to sodium tungstate and Respiratory Syncytial Virus results in hematological/immunological disease in C57BL/6J mice. Chemico-Biol. Interact., 196: 89-95.
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Fastje, C.D., K. Le, N.N. Sun, S.S. Wong, P.R. Sheppard and M.L. Witten, 2009. Prenatal exposure of mice to tungstate is associated with decreased transcriptome-expression of the putative tumor suppressor gene, DMBT1: Implications for childhood leukemia. Land Contam. Reclam., 17: 169-178.
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Fernandez, A., J.O. Wendt and M.L. Witten, 2005. Health effects engineering of coal and biomass combustion particulates: Influence of zinc, sulfur and process changes on potential lung injury from inhaled ash. Fuel, 84: 1320-1327.
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Fernandez, A., J.O. Wendt, N. Wolski, K.R. Hein, S. Wang and M.L. Witten, 2003. Inhalation health effects of fine particles from the co-combustion of coal and refuse derived fuel. Chemosphere, 51: 1129-1137.
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Fernandez, A., J.O. Wendt, R. Cenni, R.S. Young and M.L. Witten, 2002. Resuspension of coal and coal/municipal sewage sludge combustion generated fine particles for inhalation health effects studies. Sci. Total Environ., 287: 265-274.
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Finnerty, K., J.E. Choi, A. Lau, G. Davis-Gorman and C. Diven et al., 2007. Instillation of coarse ash particulate matter and lipopolysaccharide produces a systemic inflammatory response in mice. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Part A: Curr. Issues, 70: 1957-1966.
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Gray, J.E., G.S. Plumlee, S.A. Morman, P.L. Higueras, J.G. Crock, H.A. Lowers and M.L. Witten, 2010. In vitro studies evaluating leaching of mercury from mine waste calcine using simulated human body fluids. Environ. Sci. Technol., 44: 4782-4788.
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Harris, D.T. and M. Witten, 2003. Aerosolized substance P protects against cigarette-induced lung damage and tumor development. Cell. Mol. Biol., 49: 151-157.
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Harris, D.T., D. Sakiestewa, D. Titone and M. Witten, 2007. JP-8 jet fuel exposure rapidly induces high levels of IL-10 and PGE2 secretion and is correlated with loss of immune function. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 23: 223-230.
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Harris, D.T., D. Sakiestewa, D. Titone, R.S. Young and M. Witten, 2002. JP-8 jet fuel exposure results in immediate immunotoxicity, which is cumulative over time. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 18: 77-83.
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Harris, D.T., D. Sakiestewa, D. Titone, X. He, J. Hyde and M. Witten, 2007. JP-8 jet fuel exposure potentiates tumor development in two experimental model systems. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 23: 617-623.
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Harris, D.T., D. Sakiestewa, D. Titone, X. He, J. Hyde and M. Witten, 2008. JP-8 jet fuel exposure suppresses the immune response to viral infections. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 24: 209-216.
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Harris, D.T., D. Sakiestewa, X. He, D. Titone and M. Witten, 2007. Effects of in utero JP-8 jet fuel exposure on the immune systems of pregnant and newborn mice. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 23: 545-552.
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Hays, A.M., D. Srinivasan, M.L. Witten, D.E. Carter and R.C. Lantz, 2006. Arsenic and cigarette smoke synergistically increase DNA oxidation in the lung. Toxicol. Pathol., 34: 396-404.
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Hays, A.M., R.C. Lantz and M.L. Witten, 2003. Correlation between in vivo and in vitro pulmonary responses to jet propulsion fuel-8 using precision-cut lung slices and a dynamic organ culture system. Toxicol. Pathol., 31: 200-207.
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Herrin, B.R., J.E. Haley, R.C. Lantz and M.L. Witten, 2006. A reevaluation of the threshold exposure level of inhaled JP-8 in mice. J. Toxicol. Sci., 31: 219-228.
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Hilgaertner, J.W., X. He, D. Camacho, M. Badowski, M. Witten and D.T. Harris, 2011. The influence of hydrocarbon composition and exposure conditions on jet fuel-induced immunotoxicity. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 27: 887-898.
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Lantz, R.C., B. Chau, P. Sarihan, M.L. Witten, V.I. Pivniouk and G.J. Chen, 2009. In utero and postnatal exposure to arsenic alters pulmonary structure and function. Toxicol. Applied Pharmacol., 235: 105-113.
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Lebsack, T.W., C. Kreulen, D.B. Deever, D.T. Harris and M.L. Witten, 2005. Substance P effects on developing thymocytes in hindlimb unloaded rats. Aviation Space Environ. Med., 76: 11-18.
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Pettis, C.R. and M.L. Witten, 2004. Gender differences in organ density in a rat simulated microgravity model. Acta Astronautica, 54: 133-138.
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Pettis, C.R., M. Drake, M.L. Witten, J. Truitt and E. Braun et al., 2002. Early renal changes in 45° HDT rats. Acta Astronautica, 50: 393-398.
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Pleil, J.D., J.R. Sobus, P.R. Sheppard, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2012. Strategies for evaluating the environment-public health interaction of long-term latency disease: The quandary of the inconclusive case-control study. Chemico-Biol. Interact., 196: 68-78.
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Robb, T.M., M.J. Rogers, S.S. Woodward, S.S. Wong and M.L. Witten, 2010. In vitro time- and dose-effect response of JP-8 and S-8 jet fuel on alveolar type II epithelial cells of rats. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 26: 367-374.
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Sanz, J.L., L.M. Chiappe, Y. Fernandez-Jalvo, F. Ortega, B. Sanchez-Chillon, F.J. Poyato-Ariza and B.P. Perez-Moreno, 2001. An early cretaceous pellet. Nature, 409: 998-1000.
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Sheppard, P.R. and M.L. Witten, 2005. Laser trimming tree-ring cores for dendrochemistry of metals. Tree-Ring Res., 61: 87-92.
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Sheppard, P.R., B.J. Bierman, K. Rhodes, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2012. Comparison of size and geography of airborne tungsten particles in Fallon, Nevada and Sweet Home, Oregon, with implications for public health. J. Environ. Public Health. 10.1155/2012/509458.
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Sheppard, P.R., C.L. Hallman, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2009. Spatial patterns of tungsten and cobalt on leaf surfaces of trees in Fallon, Nevada. Land Contam. Reclam., 17: 31-41.
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Sheppard, P.R., D.R. Helsel, R.J. Speakman, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2012. Additional analysis of dendrochemical data of Fallon, Nevada. Chemico-Biol. Interact., 196: 96-101.
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Sheppard, P.R., G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2009. Multiple Techniques for Researching Airborne Particulates: A Comprehensive Case Study of Fallon, Nevada. In: Airborne Particulates, Cheng, M. and W. Liu (Eds.). Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN: 978-1-60692-907-0, pp: 141-156.
Sheppard, P.R., G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2011. Multi-Year Assessment of Airborne Metals in Fallon, Nevada based on Leaf-Surface Chemistry. In: Air Quality, Monitoring, Assessment and Management, Mazzeo, N. (Ed.). Chapter 16, InTech Publishers, Rijeka, Croatia, ISBN: 978-953-307-317-0, pp: 329-344.
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Sheppard, P.R., G. Ridenour, R.J. Speakman and M.L. Witten, 2006. Elevated tungsten and cobalt in airborne particulates in Fallon, Nevada: Possible implications for the childhood leukemia cluster. Applied Geochem., 21: 152-165.
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Sheppard, P.R., P. Toepfer, E. Schumacher, K. Rhodes, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2007. Morphological and chemical characteristics of airborne tungsten particles of Fallon, Nevada. Microsc. Microanal., 13: 296-303.
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Sheppard, P.R., R.J. Speakman, C. Farris and M.L. Witten, 2007. Multiple environmental monitoring techniques for assessing spatial patterns of airborne tungsten. Environ. Sci. Technol., 41: 406-410.
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Sheppard, P.R., R.J. Speakman, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2007. Temporal variability of tungsten and cobalt in Fallon, Nevada. Environ. Health Perspect., 115: 715-719.
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Sheppard, P.R., R.J. Speakman, G. Ridenour, M.D. Glascock, C. Farris and M.L. Witten, 2007. Spatial patterns of tungsten and cobalt in surface dust of Fallon, Nevada. Environ. Geochem. Health, 29: 405-412.
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Sun, N.N., C.D. Fastje, S.S. Wong, P.R. Sheppard and S.J. Macdonald et al., 2003. Dose-dependent transcriptome changes by metal ores on a human acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell line. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 19: 157-163.
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Sun, N.N., S.S. Wong, C. Nardi, D. Ostroff, M.L. Witten and R.C. Lantz, 2007. In vitro pro-inflammatory regulatory role of substance P in alveolar macrophages and type II pneumocytes after JP-8 exposure. J. Immunotoxicol., 4: 61-67.
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Sun, N.N., S.S. Wong, I. Keith and M.L. Witten, 2004. Tachykinin substance P depletion by capsaicin exacerbates inflammatory response to sidestream cigarette smoke in rats. Toxicology, 201: 39-50.
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Wang, S., N.N. Sun, J. Zhang, R.R. Watson and M.L. Witten, 2002. Immunomodulatory effects of high-dose α-tocopherol acetate on mice subjected to sidestream cigarette smoke. Toxicology, 175: 235-245.
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Wang, S., R.S. Young and M.L. Witten, 2001. Age-related differences in pulmonary inflammatory responses to JP-8 jet fuel aerosol inhalation. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 17: 23-29.
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Wang, S., R.S. Young, N.N. Sun and M.L. Witten, 2002. In vitro cytokine release from rat type II pneumocytes and alveolar macrophages following exposure to JP-8 jet fuel in co-culture. Toxicology, 173: 211-219.
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Witten, M.L., E. Zeiger and G.D. Ritchie, 2010. Jet Fuel Toxicology. Taylor & Francis Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN-13: 9781420080216, Pages: 348.
Witten, M.L., P.R. Sheppard and B.L. Witten, 2012. Tungsten toxicity. Chemico-Biol. Interact., 196: 87-88.
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Witzmann, F. and M.L. Witten, 2010. Differential Protein Expression Following JP-8 Jet Fuel Exposure. In: Jet Fuel Toxicology, Witten, M.L., E. Zeiger and G.D. Ritchie (Eds.). Chapter 5, Taylor & Francis Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN-13: 9781420080216, 73-102.
Wong, S.S. and M.L. Witten, 2006. The Biological Basis Experimental Toxicity of Jet Propulsion Fuel-8. In: Biological Concepts and Techniques in Toxicology: An Integrated Approach, Riviere, J. (Ed.). Chapter 13, Taylor & Francis, New York, USA., ISBN-13: 978-0824729790, pp: 235-248.
Wong, S.S. and M.L. Witten, 2010. The Toxicity and Underlying Mechanism of Jet Propulsion Fuel-8 on the Respiratory System. In: Jet Fuel Toxicology, Witten, M.L., E. Zeiger and G.D. Ritchie (Eds.). Chapter 3, Taylor & Francis Publishers, New York, USA., ISBN-13: 9781420080216, pp: 27-42.
Wong, S.S., A. Thomas, B. Barbaris, R.C. Lantz and M.L. Witten, 2009. Pulmonary evaluation of permissible exposure limit of syntroleum S-8 synthetic jet fuel in mice. Toxicol. Sci., 109: 312-320.
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Wong, S.S., J. Hyde, N.N. Sun, R.C. Lantz and M.L. Witten, 2004. Inflammatory responses in mice sequentially exposed to JP-8 jet fuel and influenza virus. Toxicology, 197: 138-146.
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Wong, S.S., J. Vargas, A. Thomas, C. Fastje and M. McLaughlin et al., 2008. In vivo comparison of epithelial responses for S-8 versus JP-8 jet fuels below permissible exposure limit. Toxicology, 254: 106-111.
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Wong, S.S., N.N. Sun, H.B. Miller, M.L. Witten and J.L. Burgess, 2010. Acute changes in sputum collected from exposed human subjects in mining conditions. Inhalation Toxicol., 22: 479-485.
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Wong, S.S., N.N. Sun, I. Keith, C.B. Kweon, D.E. Foster, J.J. Schauer and M.L. Witten, 2003. Tachykinin substance P signaling involved in diesel exhaust-induced bronchopulmonary neurogenic inflammation in rats. Arch. Toxicol., 77: 638-650.
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Wong, S.S., N.N. Sun, J.D. Hyde, L. Ruiz and E. Meigs et al., 2004. Drotrecogin Alfa (activated) prevents smoke-induced increases in pulmonary microvascular permeability and proinflammatory cytokine IL-1β in rats. Lung, 182: 319-330.
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Wong, S.S., N.N. Sun, R.C. Lantz and M.L. Witten, 2002. Tissue-specific patterns of Neurokinin-1 Receptor (NK-1R) gene expression in mice exposed to sidestream cigarette smoke. Toxicol. Ind. Health, 18: 435-444.
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Wong, S.S., N.N. Sun, R.C. Lantz and M.L. Witten, 2004. Substance P and neutral endopeptidase in development of acute respiratory distress syndrome following fire smoke inhalation. Am. J. Physiol.-Lung Cell. Mol. Physiol., 287: L859-L866.
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