Development Of Low Cost In Situ Techniques For Petroleum Remediation In Cold Regions

Grant number: LP0775073

Abstract

Internationally, Australia has taken a leading role in promoting environmental awareness and is committed to both the mitigation of future hazards, and the tackling of existing pollution. The clean-up of abandoned Antarctic sites is seen as a priority, and research into low-impact technology is central to meeting established remediation goals. Successful development of a low-cost in-situ remediation scheme will not only serve to protect vulnerable Antarctic habitats in Australian stewardship, but will do much to cement Australia as a global leader in environmental protection offering as it does, a generic cold region hydrocarbon remediation solution.

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