Biotechnology for Waste Management and Site Restoration covers: waste management - solid, gaseous, liquid; site restoration - radioactivity, organics, toxic metals; educational, economic, social and business aspects; and international collaboration. International collaboration is growing apace and many concrete projects have been started. The body of knowledge is growing. Over the long term, it is envisaged that this international collaboration will result in a long-term scientific and technological strategy, new technologies and alternative solutions, and practical implementations of biotechnology for the nuclear and industrial sectors of the economy.
Table of Contents1. General Considerations. 2. Radioactive Pollution. 3. Heavy Metal Pollution. 4. Biosorbents. 5. Treatment of Gases. 6. Organic Pollutants. 7. Perspectives for Site Restoration. List of Contributors. List of Participants. Index.