Accession Number:

ADA196671

Title:

Degradation of Hazardous Organic Wastes by Microorganisms

Descriptive Note:

Preliminary rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

This report addresses the microbiological detoxification of hazardous organic compounds before and after they have contaminated soil, groundwater, and other areas. The in situ degradation of toxic organic compounds is often the most cost-effective cleanup approach. Companies which use or provide microorganisms and other products and services for hazardous organic waste detoxification are listed in the appendices of this report. Keywords Hazardous materials Water pollution Pollution control and Abatement Biodegradation Detoxification Degradation Hazardous wastes Organic wastes Microorganisms Bacteria.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE