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Title: Poland petroleum refinery sludge lagoon demonstration project

The US Department of Energy and the Institute for Ecology of Industrial Area have been working together to develop mutually beneficial, cost-effective environmental remediation technologies such as the demonstration of bioremediation techniques for the clean up of acidic petroleum sludge impacted soils at an oil refinery in southern Poland. After an expedited site characterization, treatability study, and a risk assessment study, a remediation strategy was devised. The waste material was composed primarily of high molecular weight paraffinic and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons. A biopile design which employed a combination of passive and active aeration in conjunction with nutrient and surfactant application as used to increase the biodegradation of the contaminants of concern.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
754655
Report Number(s):
WSRC-MS-2000-00312
TRN: US0003831
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-96SR18500
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 100th American Society of Microbiology General Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (US), 05/21/2000--05/25/2000; Other Information: PBD: 5 May 2000
Research Org:
Savannah River Site (US)
Sponsoring Org:
US Department of Energy (US)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; POLAND; REMEDIAL ACTION; PETROLEUM REFINERIES; BIODEGRADATION; SOILS; SITE CHARACTERIZATION