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    Compare and contrast bioremediation, soil vapor extraction, and air sparging. What method(s) could you use to enhance their efficiencies in removing contaminants from the environment?

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    Bioremediation - use of extant or engineered life forms (generally bacteria or fungi) to denature a waste. This is quite different from soil vapor extraction, or sparging which move vapors out of sediment to remove volatile wastes. Biological solutions are not limited to volatiles, and in fact may be better ...

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    This solution examines bioremediation as a process, the variables, and adjuncts to it in cleaning up pollutants..includes hyperlinks to a federal site rich with information.