08178743 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 17 patents.

A method for remediating hazardous materials susceptible to nucleophillic attack is disclosed wherein sodium hydroxide is applied to a treatment zone in situ for raising the pH of the treatment zone to at least about 12.5 so that alkaline hydrolysis effectively breaks down the hazardous substance by replacing a leaving group with a nucleophile. The method is well suited for in situ use in the vadose zone to treat contaminated soil and groundwater.

Title
Method of chemical treatment of soils containing hazardous substances susceptible to nucleophillic attack
Application Number
12/495430
Publication Number
8178743 (B2)
Application Date
June 30, 2009
Publication Date
May 15, 2012
Inventor
Franklin R Bogle
Knoxville
TN, US
Richard W Arnseth
Knoxville
TN, US
Mikael L Spangberg
West Hartford
CT, US
Madhukant Patel
Cordova
TN, US
Ronald Britto
Collierville
TN, US
Agent
Luedeka Neely Group P C
Assignee
Tetra Tech
CA, US
IPC
A62D 101/06
A62D 3/36
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