Reyes Sierra-Alvarez, Jim A. Field, Irail Cortinas, Gumersindo Feijoo, Maria Teresa Moreira, Mike Kopplin, A. Jay Gandolfi
Abstract:Due to the enactment of a stricter drinking water standard for arsenic in the United States, larger quantities of arsenic will be treated resulting in larger volumes of treatment residuals. The current United States Environmental Protection Agency recommendation is to dispose spent adsorbent residuals from arsenic treatment into non-hazardous municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. The potential of microorganisms to alter the speciation affecting the mobility of arsenic in the disposal environment is therefore …
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