The bioremediation process...


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The bioremediation process shown in the photograph below is used to remove benzene and other hydrocarbons from soil contaminated by petroleum. The pipes are used to add nitrates, phosphates, oxygen, or water.
Why is each of these ingredients added?
Why is it not always necessary to add bacteria? How does one know when to add or not add and which one(s)?


Solution ID:351050 | This paper was updated on 26-Nov-2015

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