Biogenic template for enhanced sorption of contaminants



A method of manufacturing a remediation material uses a biogenic material as a substrate and involves preparing the surface of the substrate to enable a chemical reaction, and performing template-driven surface derivatization on the substrate to provide a net positive charge on the substrate. The remediation material may be placed into contact with surface water, ground water, soil, or sediment by at least one of a permeable reactive barrier, direct well injection, or direct introduction of the remediation material into soil or sediment, to remove contaminants from the surface water, ground water, soil, or sediment.


Attribute NameValues
  • Biogenic template for enhanced sorption of contaminants

Patent Number
  • US 8748331 B2

  • Jeffrey W. Talley

  • Steven Larson

  • Lawrence G. Wolfe

  • Brian D. Fisher

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Jeffrey W. Talley

  • Lawrence G. Wolfe

  • Brian D. Fisher

Other Application
  • 12/243,708

Prior Publication Date
  • 2009-04-02

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20090084731 A1

  • 8

Classification (US Patent)
  • 502/11; 210/660; 405/128.5; 502/401

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • B01J 20/0229 (20130101); B01J 20/048 (20130101); B01J 20/3214 (20130101); B01J 20/3236 (20130101); B09B 3/00 (20130101); B09C 1/00 (20130101); B09C 1/002 (20130101); B09C 1/08 (20130101); C02F 1/288 (20130101); B01J 20/3071 (20130101); B01J 20/3078 (20130101); C02F 2101/20 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • B01J 20/30 (20060101); B01J 37/30 (20060101); B01J 20/22 (20060101); B09C 1/08 (20060101); B01D 15/36 (20060101)

  • English

Date Issued
  • 2014-06-10

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army (Washington, DC)

  • University of Notre Dame du Lac

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