Title: Technical Report: In Situ Activated Carbon Case Study Review.  
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: USA 
Language(s): English
 
Year: 2019 
Author 1/Producer: US Navy 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report/Document number/description: White Paper 
Publisher Country: USA 
Publisher web link (root): at https://clu-in.org/NAVFAC-In-Situ-Activated-Carbon
Report / download web link (=direct link): https://www.navfac.navy.mil/content/dam/navfac/Specialty%20C ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->In situ treatment technologies
 
Short description: Activated carbon (AC)-based amendments can be applied for the in situ remediation of a wide range of organic contaminants in groundwater. These amendments combine AC for enhanced sequestration of the contaminants, along with chemical or biological additives that promote further contaminant destruction. Rapid contaminant removal and limited rebound have been reported during field applications, which suggests a potential role for the technology in addressing back diffusion from residual sources in low permeability zones. This white paper describes the types of amendments available, the contaminants treated, and provides lessons learned from DOD case studies.  
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 02/07/2020

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