Research team makes hydroxylamine from air and water

A research team led by Prof. Zeng Jie and Prof Geng Zhigang from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) has proposed a new model for sustainable hydroxylamine (NH2OH) synthesis via a plasma-electrochemical cascade ...

Pollutant

A pollutant is a waste material that pollutes air, water or soil, and is the cause of pollution.

Three factors determine the severity of a pollutant: its chemical nature, its concentration and its persistence. Some pollutants are biodegradable and therefore will not persist in the environment in the long term. However the degradation products of some pollutants are themselves polluting such as the products DDE and DDD produced from degradation of DDT

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