dechlorination


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dechlorination

(diːˌklɔːrɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Chemistry) the removal of chlorine from a substance
2. chem the extraction of atoms of chlorine from a chemical compound
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Synthesizing nanoscale iron particles for rapid and complete dechlorination of TCE and PCBs, Environmental Science and Technology 31: 2154-2156.
Methanosarcina was found to be important for the dechlorination of vinyl chloride in an enriched Dehalococcoides-containing culture, while Methanosaeta had no impact [156].
Kulkarni, "Efficacy of zero-valent copper ([Cu.sub.0]) nanoparticles and reducing agents for dechlorination of mono chloroaromatics," Chemosphere, vol.
Jonnalagadda, Dechlorination of Tetrachloro-o- benzoquinone by Ozonation Catalyzed by Cesium Loaded Metal Oxides, Appl.
The non-combustion technology is said to involve dechlorination, a process used in Japan and has 100 percent destruction efficiency, according to PCBs Watch.
[10] tried to use the electrode with titanium-based coatings as the cathode to perform the dechlorination treatment on 1,2,3-TCB.
Pentachlorophenol could be also removed efficiently by using TDB, and its reductive dechlorination route under visible light irradiation was firstly revealed [11].
The immobilization of metallic nanoparticles in membrane has also been proved effective for degradation and dechlorination of toxic contaminants [416].
Such cleavage may occur via two ways: (i) by spontaneous dechlorination of an unstable intermediate of unrelated enzymatic reactions [8] and (ii) by enzymatic dechlorination where the carbonchlorine bond cleavage is catalyzed by specific enzymes [9-18].
Over the next year or two the EPA expects results from separate studies of the contamination of fish tissue and the water column as well as the movement of the sediment and the dechlorination of DDT.
Highlights of Hanks' career with the city of Los Angeles include completion of the Tillman Phase II Primary Tank Expansion; getting sodium bisulfite approved for use in dechlorination at the LA Glendale Treatment Plant, completion of the East Central Interceptor Sewer Project (ECIS); getting North Outfall Sewer (NOS) Maze III designed and bid; approval of products for non-circular pipe slip-lining; approval of use of precast inserts for live sewer connections; coordinating the BOE Wastewater Training Program; approval of MCA requirement for Metro to encase sewers with rail lines crossing over them; and standardization of material properties for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liner design.