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Planteco Expands Its Remediation Effort in Asia Pacific
Confidential Island, Asia Pacific — February 2012 — Planteco has continued to spread the adoption of its technologies for decontamination and remediation, having applied MuniRem® on a confidential Asian Pacific Island treating various contaminated media at a demilitarization facility. This site was used for dismantling and neutralizing old unexploded ordnance. It has been contaminated by Composition-D (picrate), characterized by bright yellow coloring, and required remediation; other previous attempts and technologies were unsuccessful in remediating the situation.
MuniRem® was used in the site's soil and wastewater, as well as on the equipment, buildings and old bomb casings. Reaction of MuniRem® on the picrate was immediate, effective and eco-friendly. Within seconds, visible picrate where MuniRem® was applied changed coloration, signaling neutralization, and began to oxidize. The effectiveness of Planteco's technology and products was witnessed by various external parties, including representatives from the local military and government contractor.
Planteco is an innovative industry leader in effective, rapid, low cost and eco-friendly environmental remediation solutions for demilitarization; soil and groundwater contamination. Planteco’s patented and proprietary technologies address a wide range of environmental challenges posed by munitions, organic pollutants, heavy & toxic metals, pesticides, petrochemicals and radionuclides.
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