News Release : Protecting our soil and food from mercury contamination

Thursday, September 24, 2020

NEWS RELEASE: Protecting our soil and food from mercury contamination 

One size does not fit all when it comes to using biochar for soil remediation, according to researchers who used the SXRMB beamline at the CLS.

Mercury is used in a variety of industries, including textile manufacturing and gold and silver mining. When released into the environment, this highly toxic element causes widespread contamination of soil. As mercury enters rivers, lakes and oceans,...

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