Title: Phytotechnology Web Page 
Resource Type: web links 
Producers or distributor US EPA 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Web link for product information: http://www.cluin.org/products/phyto/  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->In situ treatment technologies
 
Short description: Phytotechnology is an emerging technology that uses various types of plants to degrade, extract, contain, or immobilize contaminants in soil, ground water, surface water, and sediments. Phytotechnology has been used to treat various contaminants, such as chlorinated solvents, metals, explosives and propellants, pesticides, PAHs, radionuclides, and petroleum hydrocarbon compounds. 
Link to Organisation(s): EPA Environmental Protection Agency
 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 02/01/2007