Remediation of BTEX and trichloroethene. Current knowledge with special emphasis on phytoremediation.

@article{Collins2002RemediationOB,
  title={Remediation of BTEX and trichloroethene. Current knowledge with special emphasis on phytoremediation.},
  author={Chris D. Collins and Frank Laturnus and Ales Nepov{\'i}m},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={86-94}
}
The widespread use of industrial chemicals in our highly industrialized society has often caused contamination of large terrestrial and marine areas due to the deliberate and accidental release of organic pollutants into the soil and groundwater. In this review, environmental problems arising from the use of chlorinated solvents and BTEX compounds are described, and an overview about active management strategies for remediation with special emphasis on phytoremediation are presented to achieve… CONTINUE READING

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