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Effect of Anion Exchange Resin Properties on the Adsorption of PFAAs and NOM


Abstract Humans are exposed up to thousands of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment, but most of the research and action has been directed towards only two PFAS compounds. These two compounds are part of a subcategory of PFAS called perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs). It has been a challenge for the environmental community to mitigate risks caused by PFAAs due to their high persistence and lack of effective measures to remove them from the environment, especially in heavily impacted areas like fire-training sites. The goal of this work was to further answer some questions regarding the removal of PFAAs in the environment by looking at anion exchange resin characteristics and presence of a competing compound, natural organic matter... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor del Moral, Lerys Laura (Author) / Boyer, Treavor (Advisor) / Abbaszadegan, Morteza (Committee member) / Hamilton, Kerry (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental engineering / Anion Exchange / DOC / NOM / PFAA / PFAS / Sulfate
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 68 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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