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유기오염물의 분해에 의한 오염토양내 비소종 변화 영향

  • 천찬란;이상훈
    • Proceedings of the Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment Conference
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    • pp.347-350
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    • 2002
  • Arsenic speciation changes between As(V) and As(III) are subject to changes in accordance with redox conditions in the environment. It is common to find contaminated sites associated with mixed wastes including both organic pollutants and heavy metals. We conducted microcosm experiment under hypothesis that the co-disposed organic pollutants would influence on the arsenic forms and concentrations, via degradation of the organic pollutants and the consequent impact on the redox conditions in soil. Artificially contaminated soil samples were run for 40 days with control samples without artificial contamination. We noticed arsenic in the contaminated soil showed different behaviour compared with the arsenic in the control soil. The findings indicate degradation of organic pollutants in the contaminated soil influenced on the arsenic speciation and concentrations. A further work is needed to understand the process quantitatively. However, we could confirm that degradation of organic pollutants can influence on the abiotic processes associated with geochemical reactions in contaminated soil. Degradation of organic pollutants can increase the mobility and toxicity of arsenic in soil and sediment by changing redox conditions in the geological media and subsequently from As(V) to As(III).

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Development of National Emission Inventories for Persistent Organic Pollutants (Unintentionally Formed PCBs, HCB and PAHs) (국내 잔류성유기오염물질(Persistent Organic Pollutants) 배출목록 개발 - 부산물 PCBs, HCB, PAHs를 중심으로 -)

  • 조규탁;이동수;이지윤;김경미;이지은
    • Proceedings of the Korea Air Pollution Research Association Conference
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    • pp.221-222
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    • 2003
  • 잔류성유기오염물질(Persistent Organic Pollutants, 이하 POPs)은 환경에 노출되면 장기간 잔류하면서 인체 및 생태계에 악영향을 끼치며 또한 장거리 이동하는 특징으로 인하여 전지구적인 규제ㆍ관리의 필요성이 제기되고 있다. 이러한 필요에 부응하여 UNEP를 중심으로 국제적인 관리를 위한 논의가 이루어져 2001년 5월 스톡홀름협약(Stockholm convention for Persistent Organic Pollutants)이 당사국회의에서 채택되었고, 우리나라는 외교적 서명을 함으로써 협약가입의사를 분명히 하였다. (중략)

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Removal of Organic Pollutants from Aqueous Solution by Hollow Fiber Module (중공사모듈에 의한 수용액으로부터 유기오염물의 제거)

  • 유홍진
    • Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society
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    • v.4 no.2
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    • pp.114-119
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    • 2003
  • This study is to remove several organic pollutants from wastewater by non-dispersive membrane solvent extraction technique. The distribution coefficients of several solvents were determined and the experimental system was operated counter-currently and cocurrently with respect to the aqueous phase and solvent. In these experiments, as the flow rate of aqueous solution inclosed, due to being shortened contact time to solvent, the rate of removal of organic pollutants decreased and as the flow rate of solvent increased, the rate of removal increased. Meanwhile, the rate of removal of organic pollutants for the countercurrent flow system was higher than that for the occurrent flow system.

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Analysis the depth effect of organic pollutants and heavy metals using biostimulant ball in contaminated coastal sediments (해양오염저질의 오염물질 정화를 위한 생물활성촉진제 투여 깊이 연구)

  • Song, Young-chae;Woo, Jung-Hui;Subha, Bakthavachallam
    • Proceedings of the Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research Conference
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    • pp.177-178
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    • 2015
  • Sediments play a major role in determining pollution pattern in aquatic systems and reflecting the pollutant deposition. In the present study analysis the depth effect of organic pollutants and heavy metals using slow release biostimulant ball (BSB) in coastal sediment. BSB size fixed at 3cm, depth varied from 0cm to 10cm depth and 1 and 3 month interval period was carried out for the study. The organic pollutants of chemical oxygen demand, total solids and volatile solids were significantly changed at the surface sediment (0cm)in 1 month and 3 month interval time using BSB. In contrast, sediment depth increase upto 10cm the reduction percentage decrease like to control. Vertical distribution of heavy metals are not consistent from the surface layer toward the bottom layers. Heavy metals fractions were significantly changes, the exchangeable fraction was reduced and other organic and residual fractions were stabilized percentage are increased. This finding concluded BSB is effective for reduce organic pollutants, heavy metals stabilization from the contaminated sediment.

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Rejection Properties of Hydrophilic Solutes and Micro Organic Pollutants with a Hollow Fiber NF Membrane (중공사 나노여과 막분리를 이용한 친수성 용질과 미량 유기 오염물질의 배제 특성)

  • Jung, Yong-Jun;Min, Kyung-Sok
    • Journal of Korean Society on Water Environment
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    • v.21 no.2
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    • pp.205-210
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    • 2005
  • There has been a growing interest in NF membrane for drinking water treatment, because it can remove simultaneously both hardness and hazardous micro pollutants such as pesticides and THM precursors. In this work, a hollow fiber NF membrane known as a composite membrane was employed for the rejection properties of both hydrophilic solutes and micro organic pollutants, where the former was used to evaluate the molecular sieving effect of this membrane and the latter was employed for the investigation of solute-membrane interaction as hydrophobic materials. This membrane effectively rejected the hydrophilic solutes and the permeation of them was mainly controlled by the molecular sieving effects such as molecular weight and molecular width. In the case of all micro organic pollutants, the rejections were varied from 42.2% for Simazine to 91.6% for Malathion, and the parameters related to the steric hindrance could significantly play an important role in the rejection. In the batch type adsorption experiments, all micro organic pollutants were entrapped mildly on the membrane in spite of lower degree compared with that of aromatic compounds, and they were correlated with log K.

Sequestration of Organic Pollutants in the Environments: Implications on Bioavailability and Bioremediation

  • Nam, Kyoungphile
    • Proceedings of the Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment Conference
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    • pp.107-118
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    • 2000
  • For the last several decades, the fate of organic pollutants has been extensively studied in natural environments with emphasis on sorption and desorption phenomena. Although the mechanisms involved are not clear yet there is a consensus about the existence of hysteresis in the sorption and desorption of organic pollutants. Furthermore, it is found that hysteresis is the outcome of slow nonequilibrium sorption of organic pollutants, which results in the formation of desorption-resistant fractions of the pollutants. Desorption-resistant fractions may increase as a function of the residence time of the pollutants in the environments. Field monitoring data show a slow but continuous decline of chemicals applied to soil, followed by little or no subsequent disappearance. One plausible explanation for such resistance to biodegradation, desorption, or extraction can be attributed the gradual movement of organic pollutants to less accessible remote sites inside the matrix with time. This phenomenon has been termed sequestration or aging. The fact that some pollutants are sequestered in soil with time may have a great impact on bioremediation and risk assessment, Some portion of the resistant pollutants may still be present in the environments after bioremediation. It requires vigorous means to completely remove the aged portion that may not be further bioavailable. However, precaution should be taken since aging is not always evident. Aging seems to be soil and chemical specific.

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A Study on Low Concentrations of Organic Pollutants Removal using TiO2 (TiO2를 이용한 저농도 유기오염물질 제거에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Yong-Hoon;Kang, Seon-Hong
    • Journal of Korean Society of Water and Wastewater
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    • v.27 no.1
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    • pp.83-89
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    • 2013
  • Microbiological treatment, chlorination, and ozonation are usually used for water treatment. However, there is weakness that these methods can't decompose and eliminate recalcitrant organic pollutants perfectly. It is possible to eliminate recalcitrant organic pollutants when photocatalysis of $TiO_2$ is used. In this study, the removal efficiencies of organic pollutants by using photocatalyst of $TiO_2$ in the slightly polluted golf club water hazard and a river were investigated. The amount of $TiO_2$ was divided into three categories of 1 g/L, 2 g/L and 4 g/L in order to investigate the adequate amount of $TiO_2$ and the removal efficiency. UV light was used as a light source for the reaction of photocatalyst. As a conclusion in this study, the efficiency of turbidity removal was increased in proportion to the amount of $TiO_2$ until 4 hours. After then the turbidity was gradually decreased. Finally, the optimum concentration of $TiO_2$ was 4 g/L. The efficiency of COD removal was increased in proportion to the amount of $TiO_2$ regardless of time.

Wastewater Treatment Process Study for Used Diaper Recycling (사용 후 기저귀 재활용을 위한 폐수처리방안 연구)

  • Kim, Kyung Shin;Lee, Ho Sun
    • Journal of Korea Technical Association of The Pulp and Paper Industry
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    • v.47 no.2
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    • pp.24-33
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    • 2015
  • This study aims to suggest wastewater treatment options for diaper recycling by identifying characteristic analysis of wastewater from diaper recycling process and efficiency evaluation of wastewater treatment units. The wastewater characteristic analysis showed that the concentration of organic pollutants and ionic materials were very high comparing to seawater. Through the investigation of similar wastewater treatment, six treatment units were identified to reduce pollutants. It is found UF(ultra-filtration), DAF(dissolved air flotation), fenton oxidation, electro-coagulation and chemical-coagulation are effective in reducing organic pollutants while membrane system and ion exchanger are effective in reducing ionic materials. Even though the target of water quality should be secured in terms of managing organic pollutants level, the application of treatment unit for reducing ionic material needs lots of considerations. This result suggests that reuse of pulping wastewater after controlling organic pollutants is better than direct discharge of pulping wastewater. To select the appropriate wastewater treatment unit, an economic analysis about operation condition, wastewater flow, cost, efficiency should be considered.

The Role of Organic Matter and Black Carbon on the Cycling of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) (POPs의 순환에 미치는 유기물 및 black carbon의 역할)

  • Nam Jae-Jak;Hong Suk-Young;Kim Kye-Hoon
    • Environmental Analysis Health and Toxicology
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    • v.21 no.3
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    • pp.255-266
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    • 2006
  • Soil organic matter (OM) is well documented for its capacity to retain persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and thus is important in dictating the environmental partitioning of POPs between media such as air, water, and soil. Black carbon (BC) is a small component of OM and exhibitt a 10$\sim$100 times greater sorption capacity of POPs than humified OM. Furthermore, due to the inherent long environmental life time of BC, a result of its resistance to physical and biological degradation, POPs can continue to accumulate in BC over a long period of time. The unique properties of BC have been of particular interest over the last 30 years and have resulted in broad research being conducted into its effects of POP cycling in atmospheric, oceanographic and soil matrices. The results of such studies have proved valuable In providing new research initiatives into the role of BC in the cycling of hydrophobic organic compounds (HOCs) as well as giving further insight into the long range atmospheric transport (LRAT) potential and subsequent risk assessment criteria for persistent organic pollutants (POPs). In this report, we introduce a novel study examining the relationships between BC and OM with respect to their POP sorption capacity and discuss the role of BC in influencing the environmental regulation of organic pollutants.

A Study on the Qualitative Characteristics of Non-Regulated Organic Pollutants in Municipal Wastewater (하수성분중 비규제대상 유기오염물질의 정성적 특성에 관한 연구)

  • Shin, Jinhwan;Jeoung, Youngdo
    • Journal of the Korean GEO-environmental Society
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    • v.8 no.3
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    • pp.5-10
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    • 2007
  • The paper presents results of qualitative analysis of non-regulated organic pollutants in municipal wastewater and treated municipal wastewater with flocculation, ozone and UV process using GC-MS. The majority of the pollutants in the influent of the municipal wastewater treatment facility were either food related or due to the diffuse discharge from products used both in households and in industry. In the case of biological treatment process removed some organic pollutants effectively. But some organic pollutants were not removed with biological treatment. Thus, additional steps to improve the quality of effluent municipal wastewater will require a more rigorous control of consumer products used in household and municipal wastewater process using advanced treatment processs. The obtained data contributed to the evaluation of pollutants discharges to the ecosystem as well as to the characterization of pollution sources in the basin.

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