||In-situ DUOX [Trade Name] chemical oxidation technology to treat chlorinated organics at the Roosevelt Mills Site, Vernon, CT site characterization report and treatability study report. [electronic resource] :
||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Research and Development.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Soil pollution--United States. ;
Environmental protection ;
Ground water ;
Site characterization ;
Roosevelt Mills site ;
Chemical oxidation ;
Chlorinated organics ;
DUOX(Tradename) chemical oxidation
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||1 online resource ( p.) : ill., maps, charts, digital, PDF file.
A study was performed investigating the feasibility of applying the DUOX(Trademark) chemical oxidation technology to chlorinated solvent contaminated media at the Roosevelt Mills site in Vernon, Connecticut. The Roosevelt Mills site is a former woolen mill that included dry cleaning operations. The plant also housed metal plating operations. The primary contaminants of concern are chlorinated organic solvents: tetrachloroethene (PCE); trichloroethene, (TCE); cis-1,2-dichloroethene (DCE); and vinyl chloride (VC). The DUOX(Trademark) technology, developed by researchers at the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at the University of Connecticut claims to provide a cost-effective, in-situ oxidation process to neutralize chlorinated organic chemicals. The DUOX(Trademark) technology utilizes a combination of two types of oxidants to destroy unsaturated chlorinated solvents. The oxidants belong to the persulfate and permanganate families of inorganic compounds. Sodium persulfate is used to satisfy the soil oxidant demand (SOD) and minimize the quantity of potassium permanganate needed to mineralize target compounds. This facilitates the transport of permanganate through the aquifer, allowing for more uniform distribution of permanganate and the use of a much smaller quantity. In turn, this alleviates problems caused by excess permanganate (precipitated manganese dioxide that can result in reduced aquifer permeability). The study was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation (SITE) program. The SITE study consisted of: (1) a site characterization within and outside the Roosevelt Mills building to identify chlorinated source material and characterize the extent of the dissolved phase plume, and (2) a laboratory treatability study to evaluate the effectiveness of the DUOX(Trademark) technology on the impacted media at the site.
"July 2005." Title from title screen (viewed on Dec. 3, 2011). "Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Contract Number 68-C00-179 to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)" --P. ii.