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FL-Space Launch Complex 34

Site LocationCape Canaveral, FL
Site TypeOther
Start DateJun-02
GeologyUpper portion of surficial aquifer known as Upper Sand Unit, underlain by Middle Fine-Grained Unit which makes up a hydraulic barrier to Lower Sand Unit
Media TreatedSoil and Groundwater
Contaminant TreatedTCE
Initial Contaminant ConcentrationNot available
Final Contaminant ConcentrationAverage TCE reduction of 58%, where eZVI was present >80% reductionChloride increase is attributed to reduction of TCE, pH level changes were short lived returned to low levels of pre-demonstration data, ethane and ethene concentrations increased.
Type of NanoparticleEmulsified ZVI (EZVI)
Length of Operation8 months

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