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Title: Kinetics of in situ bioremediation of Hanford groundwater

Abstract

Liquid wastes containing radioactive, hazardous, and regulated chemicals have been generated throughout the 40+ years of operations at the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Hanford Site. Some of these wastes were discharged to the soil column and many of the waste components, including nitrate, carbon tetrachloride (CCl{sub 4}), and several radionuclides, have been detected in the Hanford groundwater. Current DOE policy prohibits the disposal of contaminated liquids directly to the environment, and may require the remediation of existing contaminated groundwaters. In situ bioremediation is one technology currently being developed at Hanford to meet the need for cost effective technologies to clean groundwater contaminated with CCl{sub 4}, nitrate, and other organic and inorganic contaminants. This paper focuses on the latest results of an on-going effort to quantify the biological and chemical reactions that would occur during in situ bioremediation.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
  2. Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10186314
Report Number(s):
PNL-SA-20623; CONF-920851-82
ON: DE93001380
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Spectrum `92: nuclear and hazardous waste management international topical meeting,Boise, ID (United States),23-27 Aug 1992; Other Information: PBD: Apr 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; LIQUID WASTES; BIODEGRADATION; IN-SITU PROCESSING; GROUND WATER; REMEDIAL ACTION; HANFORD RESERVATION; CARBON TETRACHLORIDE; NITRATES; SOILS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; 054000; 053002; 053003; 540230; 052000; HEALTH AND SAFETY; RADIOACTIVE EFFLUENTS; CHEMICAL AND THERMAL EFFLUENTS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS MONITORING AND TRANSPORT; WASTE MANAGEMENT

Citation Formats

Skeen, R S, Cote, S M, Truex, M J, and Petersen, J N. Kinetics of in situ bioremediation of Hanford groundwater. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Skeen, R S, Cote, S M, Truex, M J, & Petersen, J N. Kinetics of in situ bioremediation of Hanford groundwater. United States.
Skeen, R S, Cote, S M, Truex, M J, and Petersen, J N. Wed . "Kinetics of in situ bioremediation of Hanford groundwater". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10186314.
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abstractNote = {Liquid wastes containing radioactive, hazardous, and regulated chemicals have been generated throughout the 40+ years of operations at the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) Hanford Site. Some of these wastes were discharged to the soil column and many of the waste components, including nitrate, carbon tetrachloride (CCl{sub 4}), and several radionuclides, have been detected in the Hanford groundwater. Current DOE policy prohibits the disposal of contaminated liquids directly to the environment, and may require the remediation of existing contaminated groundwaters. In situ bioremediation is one technology currently being developed at Hanford to meet the need for cost effective technologies to clean groundwater contaminated with CCl{sub 4}, nitrate, and other organic and inorganic contaminants. This paper focuses on the latest results of an on-going effort to quantify the biological and chemical reactions that would occur during in situ bioremediation.},
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