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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium in Soil and Ground Water Using Zero-Valent Iron Under Batch and Semi-Batch Conditions
Author: Franco, DV
Da Silva, LM
Jardim, WF
Abstract: Chemical remediation of soil and groundwater containing hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) was carried out under batch and semi-batch conditions using different iron species: (Fe(II) (sulphate solution); Fe(0) (G) (granulated elemental iron); ZVIne (non-stabilized zerovalent iron) and ZVIcol (colloidal zerovalent iron). ZVIcol was synthesized using different experimental conditions with carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and ultra-sound. Chemical analysis revealed that the contaminated soil (frank clay sandy texture) presented an average Cr(VI) concentration of 456 +/- 35 mg kg(-1). Remediation studies carried out under batch conditions indicated that 1.00 g of ZVIcol leads to a chemical reduction of similar to 280 mg of Cr(VI). Considering the fractions of Cr(VI) present in soil (labile, exchangeable and insoluble), it was noted that after treatment with ZVIcol (semi-batch conditions and pH 5) only 2.5% of these species were not reduced. A comparative study using iron species was carried out in order to evaluate the reduction potentialities exhibited by ZVIcol. Results obtained under batch and semi-batch conditions indicate that application of ZVIcol for the 'in situ' remediation of soil and groundwater containing Cr(VI) constitutes a promising technology.
Subject: Contaminated soil
Hexavalent chromium
Carboxymethyl cellulose
Colloidal zerovalent iron
Chromium immobilization
Country: Holanda
Editor: Springer
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s11270-008-9790-0
Date Issue: 2009
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