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Twin Oaks Environmental obtains United States patent.

Twin Oaks Environmental Ltd. (Ontario, Canada) has patented a method for the safe and efficient degradation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in PCB-contaminated soil into non-hazardous by products. The method comprises adding a culture containing at least six strains of microorganisms capable of degrading PCBs to PCB contaminated soil, mixing the soil and microorganism culture together and maintaining the culture under stringent conditions which promote the growth of the microorganisms and which stimulate the ability of the microorganisms to degrade the PCBs. (US 5932472)
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