bioremediation bioremediation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems
  2. (n) the act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances

Usage(s):

  • Yellowstone microbes (and those from a few other hot spots on the planet) may also hold great promise for bioremediation cleaning up chemical pollution, oil slicks and .

News

  • FMC Corporation to Launch New ELS™ Product at Battelle's Bioremediation Symposium

    FMC Corporation announced today that it will launch a new anaerobic bioremediation product at the Second International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies from June 10 to June 13 in Jacksonville, Florida. The symposium is organized and presented by Battelle. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10813268.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. South Australian Premier Mike Rann said yesterday the Government "would leave no stone unturned in investigating all other possible options, such as bioremediation of affected areas and the use of lime, to protect the lakes from acidification".
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Mike Rann Source: The Canberra Times

  2. "Bio-fuels will provide new sources of energy, biopesticides to provide ecologically safe pest treatment, biofertilisers to provide safer and ecologically friendly fertiliser, bioremediation can convert hazardous wastes into useful products. So the...
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Shivaji Maharaj Source: Financial Express

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