Heavy metals removal

Kevin P. O'Connell oconne18 at pilot.msu.edu
Thu Jul 28 17:47:00 EST 1994


In Article <318p55$n2p at spruce.cic.net> "jselegea at cedar.cic.net (Jim Selegean)" says:
> I am trying to write a paper on how microorganisms can be used to remove 
> heavy metals from water, sewage, soil, etc. and I'm having trouble 
> finding material on it.  It seems everyone out there is trying to degrade 
> an organic compound.  I know there has got to be microbial techniques for 
> heavy metal removal/concentration.
> 
> Any leads would be very helpful.
> 
> Thanks.....jIM Selegean <jselegea at great-lakes.net>
> 
> 
Would those who respond to this please post their response?  I heard 
recently that plant-microbe combinations were also being considered (or 
being used already) for remediation of metal-contaminated soils, and then 
processing to reclaim the concentrated metals.  Any info on this flying 
about?
Kev



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