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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.


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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 NC.
(Photo courtesy of Ari Ferro, URS Corporation)

Phytoremediation: The Potential is Growing

Seminar web page , Archived recording  
October 14, 2008; 2:00 - 4:00 pm EDT


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


Phytoremediation of Organics

Seminar web page , Archived recording  
November 12th, 2008; 2:00 - 4:00 pm EST


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


Phytoremediation of Metals

Seminar web page , Archived recording  
November 25th, 2008; 2:00 - 4:00 pm EST


  • Moderator: Heather Henry, Superfund Research Program
  • Presenter: Michael Blaylock , Vice President of Systems Development, Edenspace
  • Presenter: Raina Maier, University of Arizona