BIOREMEDIATION OF ALASKAN SITES UNDER WAY

Exxon Corp. has begun bioremediation of designated sites soiled by the Exxon Valdez oil spill on the shoreline of Prince William Sound and Gulf of Alaska. Bob Mastracchio, Exxon technical manager in Anchorage, said a team moved ashore at Herring Bay on Knight Island to apply liquid and granular fertilizers to a lightly oiled beach. In bioremediation, fertilizers containing nitrogen and phosphorous are added to increase the number of native oil degrading microbes. Oil is then converted to

Jun 4th, 1990
In order to access this content, you must be logged-in and have an active subscription to the OGJ Premium Archive

Subscribe

More in HSE