Anaerobic treatment of army ammunition production wastewater containing perchlorate and RDX.

  title={Anaerobic treatment of army ammunition production wastewater containing perchlorate and RDX.},
  author={Emina Atikovic and Makram Suidan and Stephen W. Maloney},
  volume={72 11},
Perchlorate is an oxidizer that has been routinely used in solid rocket motors by the Department of Defense and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Royal Demolition Explosive (RDX) is a major component of military high explosives and is used in a wide variety of munitions. Perchlorate bearing wastewater typically results from production of solid rocket motors, while RDX is transferred to Army industrial wastewaters during load, assemble and pack operations for new munitions, and hot… CONTINUE READING


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