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NJ-Picatinny Arsenal Superfund Site

Site LocationRockaway Township, NJ
Site TypeMilitary Installation
Start DateAug-04
GeologyOrganics-rich soil
Media TreatedGroundwater
Contaminant TreatedCarbon tetrachloride, TCE
Initial Contaminant Concentration250 ppb of CCl4 87 ppb of TCE
Final Contaminant ConcentrationCarbon tetrachloride was 180 ppb four weeks after injection, but rebounded to 230 ppb four months after injection;
Type of NanoparticlenZVI (Ferragel Particles)
Length of Operation1 year

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