City of L'Acide Remediation Case

Document created by David Chesney on Aug 15, 2011
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This case involves the contracted cleanup of a brownfield site contaminated with TNT.  The engineering firm has recommended the use of genetically modified bacteria to degrade the TNT in the water table.  However, it is not clear whether the human health or the ecosystem risks has been fully evaluated.


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