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RCRA Online Number:50536
Title:Innovative Uses of Compost: Bioremediation and Pollution Prevention
Document Date:09/01/1997
Description:This document describes a compost technology, known as compost bioremediation, currently being used to restore contaminated soils, manage storm water, control odors, and degrade VOCs. It defines compost bioremediation as the use of a biological system of microorganisms in a mature, cured compost to sequester or break down contaminants in water or soil. The document also discusses remediation of soils contaminated by heavy metals, organics, and petroleum hydrocarbons; addresses vapor-phase biofiltration; and includes references and sources for additional information.
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EPA Publication Number:530-F-97-042
NTIS Number:NA
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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