Special Issue "Separation Technology in Bioprocess for Environmental Remediation"

A special issue of Separations (ISSN 2297-8739). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental Separations".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 655

Special Issue Editors

School of Hydraulic Engineering, Changsha University of Science & Technology, Changsha 410114, China
Interests: constructed wetlands; co-immobilization technology of carbon source and microorganism; resistant microorganisms for heavy metal; applied microbiology; biotechnology; biochar; plant growth promotion; eutrophication ecological restoration
College of Resources and Environment, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu 610225, China
Interests: nanomaterials; solar energy vapor; environmental modification

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Anthropogenic activities have aggravated the destruction of the ecological environment, and the consequences have seriously threatened the human living environment. However, the ecological technology used to remediate the damaged ecological environment has been proved to be very effective and low cost, and has attracted wide attention. Obviously, microorganisms may play an important role in remediating and improving disturbed ecosystems, and henceforth, can contribute to several of the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, the use of new functional materials for water treatment, such as nanomaterials, biochar, and photocatalysts, can not only enhance the effect of water remediation, but also inevitably bring about new environmental risks. Therefore, sustainable and environmentally friendly ecological restoration technology will still be an important research direction in the future.

Specific fields of interest include:

  • Innovations in bioremediation and phytoremediation.
  • Effective biological treatment technology for emerging pollutants in water and soil.
  • Soil biogeochemical characteristics and their effects on the bioavailability of contaminants, and the soil–plant–microbe interactions from the perspective of soil remediation.
  • New sustainable solutions through biotechnology used to enhance environmental remediation.
  • Functional microorganisms in water and soil remediation.
  • Coupling the technology of biotechnology and other new materials and technologies for environmental remediation.
  • Water body or soil health risk assessment.
  • CO2 conversion and utilization.

Dr. Guanlong Yu
Dr. Wenjing Chen
Guest Editors

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  • environmental/ecological remediation
  • sustainable soil remediation
  • constructed wetlands
  • applied microbiology
  • biotechnology
  • biochar
  • wastewater treatment
  • bioremediation
  • phytoremediation

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Study on Treatment Performance of Desulfurization Wastewater by Zero-Valent Iron Fenton-like Process
Separations 2023, 10(8), 451; https://doi.org/10.3390/separations10080451 - 14 Aug 2023
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In this study, the zero-valent iron Fenton reagent (ZVI Fenton-like) system was combined with the chemical precipitation method for the deep treatment of desulfurization wastewater from coal-fired power plants, and the chemical oxygen demand (COD) was used as the evaluation criterion for organic [...] Read more.
In this study, the zero-valent iron Fenton reagent (ZVI Fenton-like) system was combined with the chemical precipitation method for the deep treatment of desulfurization wastewater from coal-fired power plants, and the chemical oxygen demand (COD) was used as the evaluation criterion for organic matter in the desulfurization wastewater. The effects of reaction time, H2O2 dosage, zero-valent iron dosage, pH, and reaction temperature were also investigated. The results showed that the COD concentration of the effluent was the lowest when the running time of the ZVI Fenton-like reagent system was 1 h, the dosage of H2O2 was 33.3 mg·L−1, the dosage of iron was 0.075 g·L−1, the pH was 4.5~6.5, the reaction temperature was 35 °C, the COD concentration of the wastewater was the lowest and its operating conditions were the best, and the internal reaction mechanism was finally deduced. In summary, the zero-valent iron Fenton reagent system provides a new idea for the treatment of desulfurization wastewater from coal-fired power plants. Full article
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