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New method that turns oily soil into fertile soil developed
short by Arundhati Rawat / on 04 Feb 2019,Monday
Scientists at America's Rice University have 'fine-tuned' a method to restore the fertility of soil that is contaminated by oil spills. Scientists heated contaminated soil samples in the absence of oxygen, a process named pyrolysis, and successfully reduced petroleum hydrocarbons to below regulatory mandates. Samples heated at 420°C for 15 minutes reduced 99.9% hydrocarbons, scientists said.
short by Arundhati Rawat / 06:08 pm on 04 Feb
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