Comparison of Contaminant Partitioning Short-Chain Fatty Acids versus Lactate as Electron Donor Sources to Support Dechlorinating Bacteria

Bonilla, Eimy X.
2015

Chlorinated solvents, such as trichloroethene (TCE) and tetrachloroethene (PCE), have been used as degreasers in the manufacturing of metal pieces and dry cleaners for decades. TCE and PCE have been found to increase the risk for human health impacts at a concentration of 5 micrograms per liter when ingested in water and have been classified as potential or actual human carcinogens by the USEPA. B... read more

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Undergraduate honors theses
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Senior honors thesis.
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Solvents--Biodegradation.
Bioremediation.
Bacteria.
Trichloroethylene.
Tetrachloroethylene.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/000267
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