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Superfund Research Program

This Risk-e-Learning seminar series focuses on phytoremediation, featuring SRP researchers, EPA regulators, and NPL site engineers. This multi-part series explores phytoextraction, phytodegradation, phytostabilization.

Poplar Trees

These trees, planted in 2003 and photographed in 2007, are part of a groundwater phyto system designed to control the migration of a BTEX/TPH plume in Raleigh, North Carolina.
(Photo courtesy of Ari Ferro, URS Corporation)

Phytoremediation: The Potential Is Growing
Seminar webpage, Archived recording  
October 14, 2008 • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT

  • Moderator: Kris Geller, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)
  • Presenter: David Tsao, BP Corporation North America, Inc.
  • Presenter: Jerald Schnoor, University of Iowa SRP

Phytoremediation of Organics
Seminar webpage, Archived recording  
November 12, 2008 • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST

  • Moderator: Felicia Barnett, Office of Research and Development, Superfund and Technology Liaison, U.S. EPA Region 4
  • Presenter: Ari Ferro, URS Corporation
  • Presenter: Stuart Strand, University of Washington SRP

Phytoremediation of Metals
Seminar webpage, Archived recording  
November 25, 2008 • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST

  • Moderator: Heather Henry, NIEHS SRP
  • Presenter: Michael Blaylock, Edenspace
  • Presenter: Raina Maier, University of Arizona SRP
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