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Barbosa, M.O.; Ribeiro, A.R.; Ratola, N.; Hain, E.; Homem, V.; Pereira, M.F.R.; Blaney, L.; Silva, A.M.T. Spatial and seasonal occurrence of micropollutants in four Portuguese rivers and a case study for fluorescence excitation-emission matrices. Science of the Total Environment 644, 1128-1140.

Shashvatt, U.; Benoit, J.; Aris, H.; Blaney, LCO2-assisted phosphorus extraction from poultry litter and selective recovery of struvite and potassium struvite. Water Research 143, 19-27.

Fu, Q.-L.; Blaney, L.; Zhou, D.-Z. (2018). Identifying plant stress responses to roxarsone in soybean root exudates: New insights from two-dimensional correlation spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 66(1), 53-62.

Blaney, L.; Perlinger, J.A.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.L.; Kandiah, R.; Ducoste, J.J. (2018). Another Grand Challenge – Diversity in Environmental Engineering. Environmental Engineering Science 35(6), 568-572.

Hain, E.; Wammer, K.H.; Blaney, L. (2018). Comment on “Photodegradation of sulfathiazole under simulated sunlight: Kinetics, photo-induced structural rearrangement, and antimicrobial activities of photoproducts”. Water Research 131, 205-207.


Mangalgiri, K.P.; Blaney, L. (2017). Elucidating the stimulatory and inhibitory effects of dissolved organic matter from poultry litter on photodegradation of antibioticsEnvironmental Science & Technology 51(21), 12310-12320. 

Fu, Q.-L.; Blaney, L; Zhou, D.-M. (2017). Natural degradation of roxarsone in contrasting soils: Degradation kinetics and transformation products. Science of the Total Environment, 607-608, 132-140.

He, K.; Timm, A.; Blaney, L. (2017). Simultaneous determination of UV-filters and estrogens in aquatic invertebrates by modified QuEChERS extraction and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1509, 91-101. 

Mangalgiri, K.P.; Timko, S.A.; Gonsior, M.; Blaney, L. (2017). PARAFAC modeling of irradiation- and oxidation-induced changes in fluorescent dissolved organic matter extracted from poultry litter. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(14), 8036-8047. 

Hopkins, Z.R.; Snowberger, S.; Blaney, L. (2017). Ozonation of the oxybenzone, octinoxate, and octocrylene UV-filters: Reaction kinetics, absorbance characteristics, and transformation products. Journal of Hazardous Materials 338(15), 23-32. 

Blaney, LThere’s a new generation of water pollutants in your medicine cabinet. The Conversation, April 20, 2017


Shashvatt, U.; Aris, H.; Blaney, L. Evaluation of animal manure composition for protection of sensitive water supplies through nutrient recovery processes. Book chapter, in “Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World’s Most Crucial Resource” edited by Satinder Ahuja (Elsevier), 2016.

Fu, Q.-L.; Blaney, L.; Zhou, D.-M. (2016). Phytotoxicity and uptake of roxarsone by wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedlings. Environmental Pollution 219, 210-218.

Snowberger, S.; Adejumo, H.A.; He, K.; Mangalgiri, K.P.; Hopanna, M.; Soares, A.D.; Blaney, L. (2016). Direct photolysis of fluoroquinolone antibiotics at 253.7 nm:  Specific reaction kinetics and formation of equally-potent fluoroquinolone antibiotics.  Environmental Science & Technology 50(17), 9533-9542.

Fu, Q.-L.; He, J.-Z.; Blaney, L; Zhou, D.-M. (2016). Sorption of roxarsone onto soils with different physicochemical properties. Chemosphere 159, 103-112.

Blaney, L.; Kandiah, R.; Ducoste, J.J.; Perlinger, J.A.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.L. (2016). Trends in the population and demographics of U.S. environmental engineering students and faculty from 2005 to 2013.  Environmental Engineering Science 33(8), 578-590.

Van Epps, A.; Blaney, L. (2016). Antibiotic residues in animal waste:  Occurrence and degradation in conventional agricultural waste management practices.  Current Pollution Reports 2(3), 135-155. (erratum)

Hopkins, Z.; Blaney, L. (2016). An aggregate analysis of personal care products in the environment: Identifying the distribution of environmentally-relevant concentrationsEnvironment International 92-93, 301-316.

Fu, Q.-L.; He, J.-Z.; Blaney, L; Zhou, D.-M. (2016). Binding of roxarsone to soil dissolved organic matter: Insights from multi-spectroscopic techniques. Chemosphere 155, 225-233.

Fu, Q.-L.; He, J.-Z.; Gong, H.; Blaney, L; Zhou, D.-M. Extraction and speciation analysis of roxarsone and its metabolites from soils with different physicochemical properties. Journal of Soils and Sediments 16(5), 1557-1568.


Adak, A.; Mangalgiri, K.; Lee, J.; Blaney, L. (2015). UV irradiation and UV-H2O2 advanced oxidation of the roxarsone and nitarsone organoarsenicals.  Water Research, 70(3), 74-85.

Mangalgiri, K.P.; He, K.; Blaney, L. (2015). Emerging contaminants: A potential human health concern for sensitive populationsPDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, 69(2), 1-4.

He, K.; Soares, A.D.; Adejumo, H.; McDiarmid, M.; Squibb, K.; Blaney, L. (2015). Detection of a wide variety of human and veterinary fluoroquinolone antibiotics in municipal wastewater and wastewater-impacted surface water.  Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 106, 136-143.

Mangalgiri, K.; Adak, A.; Blaney, L. (2015). Organoarsenicals in poultry litter:  Detection, fate, and toxicity.  Environment International 75(2), 68-80.

He, K.; Blaney, L. (2015). Systematic optimization of an SPE with HPLC-FLD method for fluoroquinolone detection in wastewaterJournal of Hazardous Materials, 282, 96-105.

Van Epps, A.; Blaney, L.  “Pharmaceuticals and personal care products in wastewater:  Implications for urban water reuse” in Handbook of Urban Water Reuse edited by Saeid Eslamian.  Francis and Taylor (CRC Group), 2015. 

Ramakrishnan, A.; Blaney, L.; Kao, J.; Tyagi, R.D.; Zhang, T.C.; Rao, S. (2015). Emerging contaminants in landfill leachate and their sustainable managementEnvironmental Earth Sciences, 73, 1357-1368.

Hernandez-Maldonado, A.J.; Blaney, L. (2015).  Advances in analysis, treatment technologies, and environmental fate of emerging contaminants.  Editorial for special issue of Journal of Hazardous Materials 282, 1.


Hopkins, Z.; Blaney, L. (2014). A novel approach to modeling the reaction kinetics of tetracycline antibiotics with aqueous ozone.  Science of the Total Environment 468-469(1), 337-344.

Blaney, L.  “Ozone treatment of antibiotics in water” in Water Reclamation and Sustainability, edited by Satinder Ahuja.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2014.


Blaney, L.; Snowberger, S.; He, K. (2013).  Determination of fluoroquinolone antibiotics in wastewater and transformation by UV and UV-H2O2 processes.  Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference.  Chicago, IL, October 5-9, 2013.


Blaney L.M. (2011).  Oxidation of pharmaceuticals:  Impact of natural organic matter on elimination of pharmacological activity.  Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.

Tenorio, R.; Lawler, D.; Blaney, L. (2011).  Water treatment of pharmaceuticals: Reaction kinetics of ifosfamide and cyclophosphamide with ozone and hydroxyl radicals.  In Proceedings of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Conference.  Anaheim, CA, October 26-30, 2011.


Sarkar, S.; Greenleaf, J.E.; Gupta, A.; Ghosh, D.; Blaney, L.M.; Bandyopadhyay, P.; Biswas, R.K.; Dutta, A.K.; SenGupta, A.K. (2010).  Evolution of community-based arsenic removal systems in remote villages in West Bengal, India:  Assessment of decade-long operation.  Water Research 44(19), 5813-5822. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2010.07.072


Sarkar, S.; Blaney, L.M.; Gupta, A.; Ghosh, D.; SenGupta, A.K. (2008).  Arsenic removal from groundwater and its safe containment in a rural environment:  Validation of a sustainable approach.  Environmental Science & Technology 42(12), 4268-4273. doi: 10.1021/es702556t

Sarkar, S.; Gupta, A.; Blaney, L.M.; Greenleaf, J.E.; Ghosh, D.; Biswas, R.K.; SenGupta, A.K. “Community-based wellhead arsenic removal units in remote villages of West Bengal, India” in Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater:  Mechanism, Analysis, and Remediation edited by Satinder Ahuja.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2008.


Sarkar, S.; Blaney, L.M.; Gupta, A.; Ghosh, D.; SenGupta, A.K. (2007).  Use of ArsenXnp, a hybrid anion exchanger, for arsenic removal in remote villages in the Indian subcontinent.  Reactive and Functional Polymers 67(12), 1599-1611. doi:10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2007.07.047

Blaney, L.M.; Cinar, S.; SenGupta, A.K. (2007).  Trace phosphate removal with a hybrid anion exchanger (HAIX).  Water Research 41(7), 1603-1613. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2007.01.008

Blaney, L.M. (2007).  Removal of natural organic matter through employment of anion exchange fibers impregnated with hydrous ferric and zirconium oxide nanoparticles towards reduction of disinfection by-product formation potential in water treatment.  M.S. Thesis, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

Sarkar, S.; Gupta, A.; Deb, A.K.; Blaney, L.M.; SenGupta, A.K.  Arsenic removal using well-head units in India:  A sustainable solution.  In Proceedings of Bengal Engineering and Science University International Arsenic Conference.  Howrah, India, January 2007.

Blaney, L.M.; SenGupta, A.K. (2007).  Comment on “Arsenic removal from groundwater by household sand filters: Comparative field study, model calculations, and health benefits”.  Environmental Science & Technology 41(3), 1051-1052.


Blaney, L.M.; SenGupta, A.K. (2006). Comment on "Landfill-stimulated iron reduction and arsenic release at the Coakley superfund site (NH)". Environmental Science & Technology 40(12), 4037-4038.