This invention relates to a composition and a method for contaminated soil remediation. Adding the organic matter (i.e. biosurfactants and specific microorganisms) into the contaminated soil can promote biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the composting process and soil remediation.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a type of widespread contaminants in soil. In the past research, the methods for promoting the degradation of PAHs in soil are slow and lacked efficiency. The present invention can effectively accelerate the degradation of these pollutants in soil.
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