Issue Date: September 1, 2008
Sleuthing Out Contamination
PERCHLORATE. BENZENE. Dissolved organic material. Uranium. All of these chemical species can have adverse effects on human and environmental health and can be found in groundwater in various parts of the U.S. After such contaminants are detected in groundwater, several common questions arise: What is the original source? Is the contaminant natural or synthetic? How would natural degradation or a remediation project affect the chemistry of the contaminant?
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