Journal of
Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology

  • Abbreviation: J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-226X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JECE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 184

Table of Content: 2 March, 2012; 4(5)

March 2012

Application of low-cost adsorbents for arsenic removal: A review

  The presence of arsenic in waters, especially groundwater, has become a worldwide problem in the past decades. The current regulation of drinking water standard has become more stringent and requires arsenic content to be reduced to a few parts per billion. There are numbers of arsenic removal methods, which include coagulation followed by precipitation, membrane separation, anion exchange, etc. The use...

Author(s): Mohamed CHIBAN, Mohamed ZERBET, Gabriela CARJA and Fouad SINAN

March 2012

Ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA)-Assisted phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soil by Eleusine indica L. Gearth

This study was designed to assess the natural and chemically enhanced phytoextraction ability ofEleusine indica (grass). Three sets of laboratory pot experiment were conducted. Viable seeds of the grass were seeded into one kilogram of the experimental soil placed in each plastic pot. The shoot, root and the experimental soil around root were analyzed for the preliminary levels of the heavy metals: Copper (Cu),...

Author(s): Garba, Shuaibu  Tela,  Osemeahon, Akuewanbhor Sunday, Maina, Humphrey Manji and Barminas, Jeffry Tsaware