Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Series/Report "Pollutants -- Metals"
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(Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
Arsenic Speciation in Arsenic-Rich Brazilian Soils from Gold Mining Sites under Anaerobic Incubation (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2006)Arsenic enters the environment naturally though rock weathering but its concentrations can be dramatically increased by human activity such as mining. ISTC’s senior chemist, John Scott, and collaborators from the Federal ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)In drinking water treatments, a form of chlorine is used for disinfection so that bacteria do not contaminate pipes. Most drinking water treatment plants use chlorine (HOCl/OCl-), but some have switched to monochloramine ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2006)Dental amalgam is a mixture of mercury, silver, tin, and copper. Mercury typically makes up about 50% of it. The amalgam is used to provide the dental patient with a strong durable filling. Some of the dental amalgam may ...
Select Metal and Metalloid Surveillance of Free-ranging Eastern Box Turtles from Illinois and Tennessee (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015)The Eastern box turtle has been proposed as a biomonitor because it is long lived, relies on the environment for food and water, and has a small home range. To establish this designation, ISTC partnered with the Illinois ...