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Dioxin

  • By: Karl Auerbach
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Dioxin refers to a large group of halogenated organic compounds that are polychlorinated dibenzodioxins. They are commonly called “dioxins” because they all contain the p-dioxin skeleton consisting of two benzene rings joined by two oxygen bridges. A variable number of chlorine ...

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