Ron Zalensky, a contributor to Phyto: Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape, is a member of a research team that has developed a new contaminant prioritization tool that has the potential to increase the effectiveness of environmental approaches to landfill clean-up by matching the capability of different tree species with contaminates in soil and water. Way to go Ron!
For the full story see: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/04/210428132952.htm
and, for more information on the USDA study: https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/disturbance/pollution/prioritizing-contaminants/
Photo from Phyto: Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape