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Horse manure aids breakdown of engine oil in soil.

A mix of horse manure and conventional fertilizer shows promise in remediating soil contaminated by engine oil, according to researchers in Quebec, Canada,who have described an experiment in which they assessed the use of readily available organic matter to tackle oil-contamination in soil.  Kawina Robichaud and her colleagues, writing in the journal PeerJ, noted the challenges inherent in soil re...
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Private Surface Water Lines identified as source of Brosna River Oil Contamination.

There has been fury locally for two months over the leak – but at last week’s meeting of the Mullingar Municipal District Committee (MMDC), councillors were informed that a detailed survey – which included the use of CCTV – has now identified evidence of the source of the contamination. Those responsible have now been given “a tight timeframe” to carry out remedial works, members were told. ...
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