Environmental Restoration

SERDP and ESTCP’s Environmental Restoration program area supports the development and demonstration of innovative technologies to characterize, remediate, and scientifically manage contaminants in soil, sediments, and ground, surface, and waste water.

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Engineering an “All-In-One” Biochar-Surfactant System for Enhanced PFAS Sorption and Reductive Degradation Using a Coupled Ultraviolet and Ultrasonication Approach

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3150
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dengjun Wang, Auburn University
SERDP Jan 2022

Treatment of PFAS-impacted Matrices by Dissolving Metal Reduction with Mechanochemical Mixing

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Project ID: ER22-3286
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Tratnyek, Oregon Health & Science University
SERDP Jan 2022

Validation of Food Web Models Incorporating the Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of PFAS in Avian Species

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Project ID: ER22-3333
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jean Zodrow, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

Novel Swellable Ionomers for Enhanced PFAS Sorption and Destruction

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Project ID: ER22-3415
Principal Investigator: Dr. Seetha Coleman-Kammula, Science, Technology & Research Inst. of Delaware
SERDP Jan 2022

Utilizing PFAS Aggregation at the Gas-Water Interface for Energy-Efficient PFAS Destruction

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Project ID: ER22-3298
Principal Investigator: Yida Fang, CDM Smith
SERDP Jan 2022

In Situ Sequestration of PFAS from Impacted Groundwater using Injectable High Affinity Cationic Hydrophobic Polymers

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Project ID: ER22-3155
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jon Chorover, University of Arizona
SERDP Jan 2022

Bench-Scale Demonstration of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Destruction in Solids Using Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO)

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3384
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kavitha Dasu, Battelle Memorial Institute
SERDP Jan 2022

Complete Destruction of Undiluted AFFF by a Plasma Spinning Disc Reactor

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Project ID: ER22-3316
Principal Investigator: Dr. Selma Mededovic, Clarkson University
SERDP Jan 2022

Cometabolic Transformation and Treatment of PFAA Precursors in PFAS-Impacted Soils and Aquifer Sediments

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3312
Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul Hatzinger, APTIM Federal Services, LLC
SERDP Jan 2022

Destruction of PFAS using Plasmonic Photocatalysts

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3187
Principal Investigator: Dr. Tingting Wu, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
SERDP Jan 2022

Deep Destruction of PFAS in Complicated Water Matrices by Integrated Electrochemical Oxidation and UV-Sulfite Reduction

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3184
Principal Investigator: Yang Yang, Clarkson University
SERDP Jan 2022

A New Concept of “Release-Capture-Destruction” to Enable Remediation of PFAS in Source Zone Soils

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3124
Principal Investigator: Dr Kung-Hui (Bella) Chu, Texas A&M University
SERDP Jan 2022

Investigation of Mineral-based Soil Amendments for Stabilization of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Simulated Groundwater Environments

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-1068
Principal Investigator: Dr. Amanda Barker, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center-Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2022

Retention of PFAS Groundwater Plumes at Freshwater/Saltwater Interfaces

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3275
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Newell, GSI Environmental Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

Using 14C Labeling in Ecotoxicology Assays to Ensure Relevance and Better Assess the Impact of PFAS in the Marine Environment

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3256
Principal Investigator: Dr. Craig Styan, University of South Australia
SERDP Jan 2022

Chemical-free Light-driven Destruction of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) Using Non-toxic Boron Nitride (BN)

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Project ID: ER22-3258
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Wong, Rice University
SERDP Jan 2022

Performance Evaluation of Wicking-Patch Samplers for Pore-Water Sample Collection and Mass Discharge Monitoring of PFAS within Vadose Zone Source

Project Information
Project ID: ER20-3047
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeff A.K. Silva, GSI North America Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

Pulsed Electrosorptive Cavitation: A Cohesive Approach for Complete Mineralization of PFAS in Aqueous Systems

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3394
Principal Investigator: Mr. Deepak Kirpalani, National Research Council of Canada
SERDP Jan 2022

From the Bottom Up: Deciphering Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification of PFAS in Plankton

Project Information
Project ID: ER22-3139
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rainer Lohmann, University of Rhode Island
SERDP Jan 2022

An Investigation of Factors Affecting In Situ PFAS Immobilization by Activated Carbon

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-3959
Principal Investigator: Matt Vanderkooy, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
SERDP Jan 2022

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FY 2020 New Start Project Selections for the Environmental Solicitation – SERDP; ESTCP

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