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Newsletter and Technical Publications
Freshwater Management Series No. 2

Phytoremediation: An Environmentally Sound Technology for
Pollution Prevention, Control and Redmediation

An Introductory Guide To Decision-Makers



For More Information:

Internet website references:

Documents available to read or download at <http://cluin.org>:

  • Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil and Ground Water at Hazardous Waste Sites (EPA 540-S-01-500), February 2001. (For hard copies, contact Kay Cooper at Tel. +1 (580) 436-8651; or Fax +1 (580) 436-8503)
  • The Bioremediation and Phytoremediation of Pesticide-Contaminated Sites, by Chris Frazar, EPA NNEMS Fellow, August, 2000.
  • Introduction to Phytoremediation, EPA, Feb 2000, EPA/600/R-99/107
  • Phytoremediation of TCE in Groundwater by Jonathan Chappell, EPA NNEMS Fellow, February 1998. http://clu-in.org/products/phytotce.htm
  • Phytoremediation Technology Evaluation Report, prepared by Jerry Schnoor for GWRTAC, October 1997, TE-98-01. http://www.gwrtac.org/html/tech_eval.html
  • Considerations for Enhancing Microbial Degradation in the Rhizosphere by Todd A. Anderson, AAAS/EPA Environmental Science and Engineering Fellow, August 1997.
  • Phytoremediation Technology Overview Report, prepared by Ralinda R. Miller for GWRTAC, October 1996, TO-96-03. http://www.gwrtac.org/html/tech_over.html

The National Center for Environmental Publications and Information (NCEPI):

The publications listed below can be ordered free of charge by faxing your request to the National Center for Environmental Publications and Information (NCEPI) at +1-513-489-8695. If NCEPI is out of stock of a document, you may be directed to other sources. You may also write to NCEPI at:

National Center for Environmental Publications and Information (NCEPI)
P.O. Box 42419
Cincinnati, OH 45242
U.S.A.

  • A Citizen’s Guide to Bioremediation, April 1996, EPA 542-F-96-007.
  • Soil Stabilization Action Team, April 1996, EPA 542-F-96-010d.
  • Introduction to Phytoremediation, EPA, Feb 2000, EPA/600/R-99/107

Other References:

  • Soil & Groundwater Cleanup, February/March 1998.
  • Phytoremediation: A new technology gets ready to bloom, by Jim Bishop in Environmental Solutions Magazine, May/June 1997.
  • Mother Nature’s Pump and Treat, by Kalle Matso in Civil Engineering, October 1995.
  • The Green Clean, by Kathryn Brown Sargeant in BioScience, October 1995
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