Nanotechnology and in situ remediation: a review of the benefits and potential risks.

  title={Nanotechnology and in situ remediation: a review of the benefits and potential risks.},
  author={Barbara P. Karn and Todd Kuiken and Martha Otto},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  volume={16 1},
In this review, we focus on environmental cleanup and provide a background and overview of current practice; research findings; societal issues; potential environment, health, and safety implications; and future directions for nanoremediation. We also discuss nanoscale zero-valent iron in detail. We searched the Web of Science for research studies and accessed recent publicly available reports from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies and organizations that addressed the… CONTINUE READING
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