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Chromium Studies
A report on remediation chemistry at chromium contaminated sites.
# 109668 | 1,510 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper evaluates some of the predominant methods of remediation of chromium contaminated sites. The paper notes that the methods employed are divided into two types: removal from the soil (in which various chemical extractants are used to flush chromium from the site) or immobilization in the soil (in which reducing agents are used to break down dangerous forms of chromium). The paper examines several of the more promising methods of remediation currently being employed, and concludes with a discussion and analysis of the methods in terms of their real-world applicability.

Remediation Methods

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