When Cleanp is Rocket Science

Ruffing, Steve; Kline, Robert; Poling, Barry
February 2009
Pollution Engineering;Feb2009, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p20
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The article discusses the used of in-situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), a process by which chemical oxidation reactions are facilitated by combining two or more reactive chemicals, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in the U.S. It states that the moved was aimed to maintain the integrity of sensitive underground infrastructure. It wanted to eliminate the potential for free product reoccurrence by targeting soil total recoverable petroleum hydrocarbon. It notes that the delineation of soil contamination reduced the area of impacted soil.


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