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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water by Richard Sustich, Anita Street, Nora Savage, Jeremiah Duncan, Mamadou Diallo

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Chapter 20 Stabilization of Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles for Enhanced In Situ Destruction of Chlorinated Solvents in Soils and Groundwater

Feng He 1 , Dongye Zhao 1 , Chris Roberts 2

1 Environmental Engineering Program, Department of Civil Engineering

2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

  1. Introduction 282

  2. Stabilization of Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles Using Polysaccharides 283

  3. Reactivity of Starch- or Carboxymethyl-cellulose-Stabilized Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles 288

Abstract

Chlorinated solvents are among the most widely detected contaminants in the United States and can pose long-term environmental threats. Yet, cost-effective in situ remediation technologies are lacking. In recent ...

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