Arsenic and its compounds have been known to be toxic for millennia. Arsenic trioxide (As2O3), often referred to as white arsenic, was a favored poison in the Middle Ages because it had little odor or taste, enabling it to be easily incorporated into the food or drink of a victim. As little as 300 mg can be fatal to an average person.
Solutions to an age-old threat
The National Ground Water Assn.’s (NGWA) 2010 Annual Meeting & Expo will take place Dec. 7 to 10 in Las Vegas. NGWA President-Elect Art Becker discussed this year’s event with Water Quality Products (WQP) Associate Editor Elizabeth Lisican
and offered an industry update.
Groundwater project demonstrates successful arsenic remediation
Controlling VOC contamination with activated carbon