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R. Clyde, Clyde Engineering, POB 740644, New Orleans, LA 70174 Thousands of gallons of radioactive metals are in tanks which are leaking. From Hanford, for example, they are leaking into the Columbia River which goes to Portland. Many people use resins to capture the metals, but they are not effective at low concentrations of uranium. The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can capture uranium in minutes and this is covered in Clyde-Whipple patent 4,530,763.

Other bacteria capture cesium, strontium, and selenium. Lead is over the limit in many large cities and this can be removed in seconds. White rot fungus degrades many pollutants and it grows on old cardboard boxes. When buried in soil, air is entrapped for growth of the fungus. Patent 5,256,570 tells how to get oxygen into liquid. H2S can be degraded by the same method.

Key words: uranium, cesium, strontium, oxygen

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Tuesday, May 20, 1997

Metals Kansa A

Remediation of Munitions Compounds Kansa B

Analytical Methods Kansa C/D

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Wednesday, May 21, 1997

Metals Kansa A

Zero-Valent Metals Kansa A

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Nonaqueous Phase Liquids Kansa C/D

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Biofilms & Barriers Kansa A

Bioremediation Kansa B

Partnerships & Technology Innovations Kansa C/D

Remediation Kansa C/D


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