Sunflowers vs Radioactive Waste – How Effective Are They?

Sunflowers vs Radioactive Waste – How Effective Are They?

This article from Nature World News adds to the previous literature concluding that using sunflowers to remediate radioactive waste in the field is NOT a reliably effective strategy, despite the success of lab studies. Unfortunate, but good to debunk the myths! Read...

PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY – Travis Air Force Base

PHYTOREMEDIATION RESEARCH CASE STUDY: Chlorinated Solvents Project Name:  Travis Air Force Base (Klein, 2011) (Doucette et al 2013) (Parsons, 2010) Caption:  Gaseous TCE releases from trees and soil surface into the atmosphere were measured on this site to determine...
Turning an Old Junkyard into a River Park

Turning an Old Junkyard into a River Park

Article from the Mountain Express: using phytoremediation to clean up a brownfield site sitting next to the French Broad River Park in Asheville, NC that had previously been an auto junkyard for more than 40 years. With the initial work started in 2011, the park could...