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Leachate is produced at the bottom of a landfill when precipitation infiltrates a landfill, contact the waste material, and collects chemicals contained in the waste. A can of solvent (carbon tetrachloride, CCl4) was mis-disposed of in a municipal landfill, and all 4 lbs of carbon tetrachloride was dissolved in 100,000 gal of leachate produced in 1 year. a) Calculate the concentration of carbon tetrachloride in mg/L. b) Calculate the molar concentration of carbon tetrachloride in the leachate. c) Look up EPA National Primary Drinking Water Standards. What is the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for this chemical? What percentage reduction in concentration is required to allow for discharge of leachat an aquifer that is protected for drinking water supply? d)
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