Latest Bioremediation Stories

2010-11-05 09:22:01

Reader Submission: When the final mud and cement was pumped into the damaged oil well to permanently seal the Deepwater Horizon leak, an estimated 5 million barrels of oil had gushed into the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-10-12 16:25:54

Many countries now acknowledge the need to obtain their energy supply from renewable sources such as biomass.

2010-08-25 06:40:00

A massive oil plume deep in the Gulf of Mexico created by BP’s broken Macondo well has been consumed by a newly-discovered species of microbes.

2010-08-04 13:27:49

Proven TAU bacterial technology can clean up the oil that BP's cleaning crew leaves behind.

2010-05-23 11:05:00

DENVER, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (Euronext: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced today it will be the single largest participant at Battelle's "International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds," with more than 50 presentations from its renowned remediation experts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100125/LA43570LOGO ) The bi-annual conference, held May 24-27, in...

2009-09-08 07:17:08

Microbiologists from the University of Essex, UK have used microbes to break down and remove toxic compounds from crude oil and tar sands.

2009-08-28 10:40:00

Research co-authored by Bournemouth University (BU) Professor Adrian Newton and published in the leading journal Science this week shows that ecological restoration in areas of environmental degradation can help reverse global biodiversity losses, as well as promoting recovery of ecosystem services.

2009-06-11 09:31:17

Bioremediation of industrial sites and petrochemical spillages often involves finding microbes that can gorge themselves on the toxic chemicals. This leaves behind a non-toxic residue or mineralized material.

2009-06-05 09:07:41

A species of bacteria, isolated from sediments deep under the Pacific Ocean, could provide a powerful clean-up tool for heavy metal pollution.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]