International Journal of Environmental Chemistry


Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019

  • Application of Membran Polyvinylidenefluoride (PVDF) Synthesis Blending TiO2-Serbuk Kelor (Moringa Oleifera) Seed on Coal Wastewater Treatment

    Marhaini, Legiso, Neny Rochyani

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 10 December 2018
    Accepted: 25 December 2018
    Published: 24 January 2019
    Abstract: Membrane technology is the right choice with its ability as a highly selective separation process to produce high quality products. The technology research applied based on chemical technology of Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP), a technology of coal wastewater treatment using strong oxidizing agents with photocatalysts TiO2 and moringa seed powder... Show More
  • Levels of Heavy Metals in Soil Sample from Active Automobile Workshops in Benin City

    Anegbe Bala, Okuo James Majebi, Okieimen Felix Ebhodaghe, Ugbune Ufuoma, Emina Rosemary Anwuli

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 7-17
    Received: 1 May 2018
    Accepted: 21 February 2019
    Published: 14 March 2019
    Abstract: The evaluation of heavy metals contamination of soils as a means of monitoring the status of the environment for the good of the ecosystem is crucial. Benin city was subdivided into four zones (south east SE, south west SW, north east NE and north west NW) In this study, top soil (TS) and distance top soil (DTS) samples from three hundred and thirt... Show More
  • Knowledge and Use of Medicinal Traditional Plant Species Ailments in Haramaya, Ethiopia

    Melaku Masresha Woldeamanuel

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 18-23
    Received: 14 February 2019
    Accepted: 25 March 2019
    Published: 11 May 2019
    Abstract: The purpose of this research was to identify the medicinal plants and anal-yse local knowledge regarding the use of plants for the treatment and prevention of various human ailments in socio-cultural groups, namely in the peoples of Haramaya, East Harerge, Ethiopia by answering research questions: What were the requirements of the users in filling ... Show More
  • Gold Mining Activities on Surrounding Soils of Kombo Laka in Adamaoua Region-Cameroon

    Nchare Mominou, Hamadou Dio, Kah Elvis, Badohok Sarki

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: 7 March 2019
    Accepted: 15 April 2019
    Published: 20 May 2019
    Abstract: Heavy metal pollution is one of the most important problems in mining industry, causing serious effects to humans and animals. The present study evaluates the spatial distribution of heavy metals in Kombo Laka mine area in Mbere subdivision, and evaluates the characteristics of the pollution generated by mining activities in this locality. A total ... Show More
  • Synergistic Study of Hydroxyiron (III) and Kaolinite Composite for the Adsorptive Removal of Phenol and Cadmium

    Egah Godwin Ogbaji, Baba Nwunuji Hikon, Ngantem Godfrey Sheckhar, Emmanuel Amuntse Yerima, Omovo Mavis, Ogah Ekirigwe, Aminu Fatai Ayodeji

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 30-42
    Received: 10 April 2019
    Accepted: 29 May 2019
    Published: 18 June 2019
    Abstract: This research used raw kaolinite (RK), thermally activated Kaolinite (TAK), hydroxyiron (iii) kaolinite- composite (HKC), as adsorbent for the adsorption of phenol and cadmium from aqueous solutions over a concentration range of 5–25 mg/l and 10-50 mg/l respectively. Effect of initial pH on the adsorbates was carried out at pH 2-11 at (298 K), and ... Show More
  • Fluoride, Total Dissolved Solid and Electrical Conductivity in Drinking Water Supplies Analyzed in EPHI from April 2017 to December 2018

    Tassew Arega, Belaynesh Demissie, Abel Weldetinsae, Daniel Abera, Melaku Gizaw, Tsegereda Assefa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2019
    Pages: 43-52
    Received: 17 April 2019
    Accepted: 17 June 2019
    Published: 11 July 2019
    Abstract: This retrospective study is aim to examine the Fluoride, Total dissolved solid and Electrical conductivity in drinking water supplies of Ethiopia. The study used 345 water samples data that collected from seven regions plus two administrative cities of the country, which were tested in Environmental Public Health Chemistry Laboratory at Ethiopian P... Show More