lkista at UNM.EDU
Mon Nov 25 15:08:50 EST 1996
On Mon, 25 Nov 1996, R. Keith Poole wrote:
> I'm trying to track down examples of the use of microorgansims in
> bioremediation for an introductory microbiology course I'm teaching in
> January. Is anyone aware of examples (not in the lab but in the real
> world) where bugs were used in this way? I seem to recall that the
> Exxon Valdez cleanup might have involved bugs but I'm not sure and I
> don't have any specific details. Thanks.
Eric Nutall here at UNM doing bioremediation on an old uranium mine.
I think this is funded by the U.S. department of energy. You might find
more examples on the DOE homepage. I think there was also a big project
on the St. Regis river in Upstate New York a few years ago. Sorry I can't
get more specific.
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