Keystone conference on environmental biotechnology. Summary -- Results of conference

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This symposium brought together a unique mix of scientists, engineers and policy makers to discuss the latest applications of biotechnology to in situ bioremediation and ex situ biodegradation of pollutants and industrial wastes. Several new topics were prominent in the discussions. Chief among these were issues related to environmentally acceptable endpoints, command and control versus incentive driven regulations, bioavailability of pollutants to microbial action, delivery of biodegrading organisms to pollutant plumes, value added production, and genetic probes for monitoring the status of soil consortia. These new issues gave a new perspective to the more traditional topics of the molecular genetics ... continued below

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This symposium brought together a unique mix of scientists, engineers and policy makers to discuss the latest applications of biotechnology to in situ bioremediation and ex situ biodegradation of pollutants and industrial wastes. Several new topics were prominent in the discussions. Chief among these were issues related to environmentally acceptable endpoints, command and control versus incentive driven regulations, bioavailability of pollutants to microbial action, delivery of biodegrading organisms to pollutant plumes, value added production, and genetic probes for monitoring the status of soil consortia. These new issues gave a new perspective to the more traditional topics of the molecular genetics of microorganisms, marine bioremediation, bioprocessing of industrial and agricultural wastes, and engineered bioremediation systems which were featured.

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  • Environmental biotechnology, Lake Tahoe, CA (United States), 16-22 Mar 1995

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  • Other: DE97009192
  • Report No.: CONF-9503289--Summ.
  • Grant Number: FG03-95ER62007
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 527497
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691983

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Keystone conference on environmental biotechnology. Summary -- Results of conference, article, December 31, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691983/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.