Application of nanoscale zero valent iron (NZVI) for groundwater remediation in Europe

  title={Application of nanoscale zero valent iron (NZVI) for groundwater remediation in Europe},
  author={Nicole C. Mueller and J{\"u}rgen Braun and Johannes Bruns and Miroslav {\vC}ern{\'i}k and Peter Rissing and David G. Rickerby and Bernd Nowack},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
PurposeNanoscale zero valent iron (NZVI) is emerging as a new option for the treatment of contaminated soil and groundwater targeting mainly chlorinated organic contaminants (e.g., solvents, pesticides) and inorganic anions or metals. The purpose of this article is to give a short overview of the practical experience with NZVI applications in Europe and to present a comparison to the situation in the USA. Furthermore, the reasons for the difference in technology use are discussed.MethodThe… 

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