publication . Article . 2014

Monitoring of ground water quality and heavy metals in soil during large scale bioremediation of petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated waste in India: case studies

Ajoy Kumar Mandal; Atanu Jana; Abhijit Datta; Priyangshu M. Sarma; Banwari Lal; Jayati Datta;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2014 Journal: Journal of Natural Resources and Development (issn: 0719-2452, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Abstract
Bioremediation using microbes has been well accepted as an environmentally friendly and economical treatment method for disposal of hazardous petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated waste (oily waste) and this type of bioremediation has been successfully conducted in laboratory and on a pilot scale in various countries, including India. Presently there are no federal regulatory guidelines available in India for carrying out field-scale bioremediation of oily waste using microbes. The results of the present study describe the analysis of ground water quality as well as selected heavy metals in oily waste in some of the large-scale field case studies on bioremediation ...
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free text keywords: Bioremediation, Oily waste Microbial consortium Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) Heavy metals Oil and grease, Oily waste, Microbial consortium, Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH), Heavy metals, Oil and grease, lcsh:Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, lcsh:G, lcsh:Environmental sciences, lcsh:GE1-350, Petroleum, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Waste management, Ground water quality, Hydrocarbon, chemistry.chemical_classification, Contamination, Environmental science, Environmental engineering
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