May 2021 Spotlight

Project 4 Researchers Identify Optimal Conditions and Materials for Hydrogen Peroxide Generation in Flow-through Reactor

Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs), such as the electro-Fenton (EF) process, are widely used in wastewater treatment to remove environmental contaminants. AOPs eliminate contaminants via oxidation. In the electro-Fenton process, hydrogen peroxide is continuously produced at the cathode, then catalyzed into highly oxidative hydroxyl radicals. Chemical reactions involving these hydroxyl radicals result in oxidation of the contaminants, making the EF process an effective technology for reducing concentrations of contaminants such as trichloroethylene in drinking water.

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SRP Risk Communication Strategies to Reduce Exposures and Improve Health | June 21-22, 2021, Virtual Workshop

33rd Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology | August 23-26, 2021, New York City

2021 SRP Annual Meeting | December 15-17, 2021, Raleigh, NC

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