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Poplar Trees Clean Carcinogen

 Poplar tees, inoculated with a probiotic, degraded the carcinogen, trichloroethylene, TCE, at a California contaminated site.  Sharon Doty, University of Washington, is using phytoremediation  as inexpensive green technology for  cleaning soil and water pollution from the environment. Plants naturally contain pollutant destructive bacteria, a process called phytoremediation. Doty soaked poplar...

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