Conventional methods and emerging wastewater polishing technologies for palm oil mill effluent treatment: a review.

@article{Liew2015ConventionalMA,
  title={Conventional methods and emerging wastewater polishing technologies for palm oil mill effluent treatment: a review.},
  author={Wai Loan Liew and Mohd Azraai Kassim and Khalida Muda and Soh Kheang Loh and Augustine Chioma Affam},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2015},
  volume={149},
  pages={222-35}
}
The Malaysian palm oil industry is a major revenue earner and the country is ranked as one of the largest producers in the world. However, growth of the industry is synonymous with a massive production of agro-industrial wastewater. As an environmental protection and public health concern, the highly polluting palm oil mill effluent (POME) has become a major attention-grabber. Hence, the industry is targeting for POME pollution abatement in order to promote a greener image of palm oil and to… CONTINUE READING

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