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Nanotechnology and in situ remediation: a review of the benefits and potential risks
|Title||Nanotechnology and in situ remediation: a review of the benefits and potential risks|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Karn, Barbara, Kuiten Todd, and Otto Martha|
|Journal||Environmental Health Perspectives|
This article looks at the potential for nanotechnology to be used to protect the environment through pollution prevention, treatment, and cleanup. The authors provide an overview of current practice, research findings, societal issues, and potential environmental, health and safety issues. While not an exhaustive review of the subject, this article provides a brief overview of the applications of nanotechnology in remediation.