Biofiltration for air pollution control



© 1999 by CRC Press LLC. The number-one environmental threat to public health, air pollution remains a pressing problem-made even more complicated by the massive quantity and diversity of air pollution sources. Biofiltration technology (using micro-organisms growing on porous media) is being recognized as one of the most advantageous means to convert pollutants to harmless products. Done properly, biofiltration works at a reasonable cost-utilizing inexpensive components, without requiring fuel or generating hazardous by-products. Firmly established in Europe, biofiltration techniques are being increasingly applied in North America: Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control offers the necessary knowledge to "do it right."

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Devinny, JS; Deshusses, MA; Webster, TS

Published Date

  • January 1, 2017

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 299

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781351464093

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1201/9781315138275

Citation Source

  • Scopus