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Table 3 Remediation of sites/actual site contaminated with explosives in aerobic slurry bioreactors.

From: A review on slurry bioreactors for bioremediation of soils and sediments

Matrix Contaminant Remarks Removal Ref.
Soil from Joliet Army Ammunition Plant 2,4,6-TNT a 2,4,6-TNBb Addition of molasses 90% [12]
Soils from Army Ammunition Plant a) soil VAAP moisture 3% bulk density 1.4 g/ml pH 4.6 b) soil BAAP moisture 1.6% bulk density 1.7 g/ml pH 9,35 a) 2,4-DNT b (14715 mg/kg) 2,6-DNTc (8940 mg/kg) b) 2,4-DNT b (1125 mg/kg) 2,6-DNTc (4800 mg/kg) Augmentation with a DNT-mineralizing culture 98% [5]
Soil 2,4,6 trinitrophenylmethylnitramined - 99% [110]
Soil 2,4,6-TNTa - 40% [111]
  1. Notas: a2,4,6-trinitrotoluene; b2,4,6-trinitrobenzene