Research and Development Programs for Biological Hazardous Waste Treatment in the Netherlands

  • Esther Soczo
  • Klaas Visscher
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 41)

Abstract

In recent years, the development of biotechnology has made considerable progress in the Netherlands. The growing knowledge on relevant microbiological processes has also increased the possibilities for using biotechnology for the remediation and protection of the environment.

Keywords

Sludge Hydrocarbon Chlorinate Immobilization Biodegradation 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Esther Soczo
    • 1
  • Klaas Visscher
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM)Laboratory for Waste Material and Emission (LAE)BilthovenThe Netherlands

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