TR Series - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
The ISTC TR series consists of technical reports that have gone through some peer review and generally focus on ISTC's work with industrial clients.
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2019-01)Biological CO2 capture and utilization with algae has the potential to mitigate major environmental problems associated with greenhouse gas emissions and excess wastewater nutrient discharges, and at the same time, generate ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-12)Perchlorate is an inorganic compound that can affect human health by disrupting thyroid function. It is used in explosives, pyrotechnics, rockets, missiles, fireworks, road flares, and other items. In Illinois, potential ...
Topsoil Loss and Modification During Suburbanization: Implications on the Impact on Demands for Municipal Water (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-12)This study investigated the impact of soil modification due to suburbanization on municipal water demand. The tested hypothesis was that soils under natural or agricultural conditions allowed more water infiltration and ...
Occurrence and Fate of the Herbicide Glyphosate in Tile Drainage and Receiving Rivers in East Central Illinois (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-11)Agricultural fields in the Midwestern United States are commonly tile-drained. This drainage system is used to remove excess water from the soil profile to increase crop production and promote soil conservation. However, ...
Yet-to-emerge contaminants in the Great Lakes region: Analytical method development and measurement of concentrations in a Great Lakes fish (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-11)Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) substances are a continuing cause of concern because of their effects on environmental and human health. The objectives of this pilot study were (1) to develop a screening method ...