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Robert Presswood rpressw at ix.netcom.com
Mon Nov 25 22:43:18 EST 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.

There is extensive information on bioremediation on the internet, if you
have a WWW browser.  Use Hotbot, Alta Vista, or other search engines to
locate it.  Good hunting!



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