Accession Number : ADA302117

Title :   Bio Pile Remediation,

Corporate Author : NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING SERVICE CENTER PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s) : Heath, Jeff

PDF Url : ADA302117

Report Date : APR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Bio pile remediation is an environmental cleanup technology that uses naturally occurring microbes such as bacteria and fungi to destroy organic contaminants in soil. Certain species of bacteria are able to consume organic pollutants as a food source, thus detoxifying the pollutants.

Descriptors :   *BACTERIA, *ORGANIC MATERIALS, *ORGANIC COMPOUNDS, *CONTAMINANTS, *POLLUTANTS, SOURCES, ENVIRONMENTS, BIOLOGICAL AGENTS, FUNGI, CLEANING, FOOD, WASTE TREATMENT, MICROORGANISMS.

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE