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Title: Dechlorination of TCE with palladized iron

The present invention relates to various methods, such as an above-ground method and an in-ground method, of using a palladized iron bimetallic system for the dechlorination of chlorinated organic compounds from various effluents or contaminated soil containing the same. The use of palladized iron bimetallic system results in the dechlorination of the chlorinated organic compound into environmentally safe reaction products. 10 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
462850
Assignee:
Research Corp. Technologies, Inc., Tucson, AZ (United States) PTO; SCA: 540220; PA: EDB-97:062914; SN: 97001767262
Patent Number(s):
US 5,616,253/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-622,544
Contract Number:
AC05-84OR21400; AC05-76OR00001
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Apr 1997
Research Org:
Lockheed Martin Energy Syst Inc; Martin Marietta Energy Syst Inc
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CHLORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS; REMEDIAL ACTION; PALLADIUM ALLOYS; IRON ALLOYS; BIMETALS; CATALYTIC EFFECTS; IN-SITU PROCESSING; SOILS