Effect of ultrasound on removal of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) from different types of soils.

@article{Shrestha2009EffectOU,
  title={Effect of ultrasound on removal of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) from different types of soils.},
  author={Reena Amatya Shrestha and Thuy Duong Pham and Mika Sillanp{\"a}{\"a}},
  journal={Journal of hazardous materials},
  year={2009},
  volume={170 2-3},
  pages={871-5}
}
A new and promising technology is utilization of sonochemistry on decontamination of polluted soil. The feasibility of this technology on treatment of contaminated soils (synthetic clay, natural farm clay, and kaolin) was studied by using two target persistent organic pollutants (POPs): hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and phenanthrene (PHE). The soils were highly contaminated in 500 mg/kg. The laboratory experiments were conducted with various conditions (moisture, power, and time duration). The… CONTINUE READING