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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Thermal Decomposition of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances on Granular Activated Carbon: Kinetics, Mass Balance, and Reuse of Reactivated Carbon

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-1185
Principal Investigator: Dr. Feng Xiao, University of North Dakota
SERDP Jan 2021

Determination of Thermal Degradation Products and Residuals of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Laden Sorbent Materials in Gas and Condensed Phases

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Project ID: ER21-1191
Principal Investigator: Prof. Ying-Hsuan Lin, University of California, Riverside
SERDP Jan 2021

Sustainable PFAS Treatment Using Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Sorbents

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Project ID: ER21-1238
Principal Investigator: Paul Koster van Groos, Aptim
SERDP Jan 2021

Development and Demonstration of PFAS-LEACH—A Comprehensive Decision Support Platform for Predicting PFAS Leaching in Source Zones

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Project ID: ER21-5041
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bo Guo, University of Arizona
ESTCP Jan 2021

Demonstrating a Multi-Scale Thermal and Electromagnetic Technologies Toolbox for Improved Mapping and Monitoring of Contaminated Groundwater Discharges to Surface Water

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Project ID: ER21-5237
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ramona Iery, NAVFAC EXWC
ESTCP Jan 2021

Biological Factors Influencing Sorption and Biodegradation of Contaminants on Particulate/Colloidal Activated Carbon

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Project ID: ER21-1059
Principal Investigator: Dr. Albert Juhasz, University of South Australia
SERDP Jan 2021

Multi-Scale Evaluation of PFAS Thermal Destruction Requirements

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Project ID: ER21-1288
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian Gullett, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
SERDP Jan 2021

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

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Project ID: ER21-1111
Principal Investigator: Dr. Neil Thomson, University of Waterloo
SERDP Jan 2021

Improved Understanding of Thermal Destruction Technologies For Materials Laden With Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances

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Project ID: ER21-1107
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kyle Doudrick, University of Notre Dame
SERDP Jan 2021

Fundamentals of Particulate Amendment Transport and Compaction in Hydraulic Fractures and the Application to Effective Remediation in Low-Permeability Clay

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-1060
Principal Investigator: Dr. Cheng Chen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
SERDP Jan 2021

Sonolysis-Based In Situ PFAS Treatment Within an HRX Well

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-5045
Principal Investigator: Dr. Craig Divine, ARCADIS-US, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2021

Experimental and Theoretical Validation of the Chemical Kinetics for the Thermal Destruction of Perfluoroalkyl Alkyl Substances

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Project ID: ER21-1234
Principal Investigator: Mr. C. Franklin Goldsmith, Brown University
SERDP Jan 2021

Procedure for Generating Optimized Numerical Models from the New Generation of Advanced Geologic Site Conceptual Models Developed Using Environmental Sequence Stratigraphy (ESS)

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-5226
Principal Investigator: Mr. Murray Einarson, Haley and Aldrich
ESTCP Jan 2021

Dynamic Interactions between Sorption and Biodegradation: Implications for Long-Term Performance of Activated Carbon-Based Technology for In Situ Groundwater Remediation of Chlorinated Solvents

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-1224
Principal Investigator: Dr. Dimin Fan, Geosyntec Consultants
SERDP Jan 2021

Improving Low Temperature Thermal Treatment of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy Methods to Monitor Treatment Efficacy

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-1135
Principal Investigator: Paul Koster van Groos, Aptim
SERDP Jan 2021

Nanofiltration Followed by Electrical Discharge Plasma for Destruction of PFAS and Co-occuring Chemicals in Groundwater: A Treatment Train Approach

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Project ID: ER21-5136
Principal Investigator: Dr. Stephen Richardson, GSI Environmental, Inc.
ESTCP Jan 2021

Impacts of Particulate Carbon Amendments on Pollutant Fate in Groundwater

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Project ID: ER21-1130
Principal Investigator: Dr. Charles Werth, University of Texas at Austin
SERDP Jan 2021

Low-Cost, Passive In Situ Treatment of PFAS-Impacted Groundwater Using Foam Fractionation In an Air Sparge Trench

Project Information
Project ID: ER21-5124
Principal Investigator: Mr. Dung Nguyen, CDM Smith
ESTCP Jan 2021

Microbially-Mediated Defluorination of High-Priority Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: Microorganisms, Genetics, and Biochemistry

Project Information
Project ID: ER20-1023
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jinxia Liu, McGill University
SERDP Jun 2020

Biotransformation and Potential Mineralization of PFOS, PFHxS, and PFOA by Acidimicrobiaceae sp. A6 under Iron Reducing Conditions

Project Information
Project ID: ER20-1219
Principal Investigator: Dr. Peter Jaffé, Princeton University
SERDP Jun 2020

FY 2020 New Start Project Selections

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

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