Cation exchange processses in GCLs

October 20th, 2023

FIGURE 1 GCL panel installed in the bottom liner system of a municipal solid waste landfill. Photo courtesy of Nazli Yesiller Geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) are multi-component materials commonly used in hydraulic barrier systems in applications ranging from different types of landfills to waste ponds to additional liquid containment applications. Conventional GCLs consist of a […]

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Hybrid geosynthetic clay liners for attenuation of PFAS in landfill leachates

October 1st, 2021

An exponential increase in understanding of the provenance, migration, and fate of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is evident over the past decade. The environmental and health concerns from this group of contaminants are well recognized, but they are still evolving with advancing studies. A key property of PFAS compounds at a molecular level is […]

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