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Hexbyte Glen Cove Biochar from agricultural waste products can adsorb contaminants in wastewater

Lead researcher Marlena Ndoun, a doctoral student in Penn State’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, samples water in central Pennsylvania's Spring Creek for emerging contaminants. Credit: Pennsylvania State University Biochar—a charcoal-like substance made primarily from agricultural waste products—holds promise for removing emerging contaminants such as pharmaceuticals from treated wastewater. That's the conclusion of a team...

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