Bioremediation and Waste Management

  • Richard J. F. Bewley
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 63)

Abstract

The treatment of waste materials, which arise from man’s activities, by use of microorganisms has a long and well-documented history. Interest in the application of the technologies involved in such processes to problems of hazardous waste has increased in recent years with the growing legislative and economic pressures to develop destructive and cost-effective solutions for environmental clean-up.

Keywords

Lignin Hydrocarbon Chlorinate Alkane Streptomyces 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. F. Bewley
    • 1
  1. 1.Dames & Moore InternationalBlackfriars HouseManchesterUK

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