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Hydrogen Sulfide

January 26, 2012

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is generated in the process of anaerobic treatment of organic matter containing sulfur and anaerobic reduction of sulfate by sulfate reducing bacteria. Hydrogen sulfide is evolved as a gaseous pollutant from geothermal waters, natural spring, volcanoes, petroleum production, chemical plants, paper mills, textile mills and tannery (Manahan, 2000; Ledgard, 2006). Besides, it [...]