In 2004 the US Army Corps of Engineers was tasked with the removal of soil arsenic from residential properties in Washington, DC. Using phytoremediation (the use of plants to detect, concentrate and remove lead, arsenic, radionuclides, chlorides, hydrocarbons and other minerals in water and soil), 2,800 patented fern plants were installed in 14 test plots…

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12.9 Implement sustainable business strategies
12.1 Formulate environmental management strategy

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