• The trend toward increasing use of environmental biotechnology will result in the availability of organisms able to degrade almost any organic contaminant. To transform the potentials of these organisms into feasible bioprocesses, the proper combination of bioreactors and separation techniques (to remove the clean fractions such as sand) is crucial.
• Various options focusing on the integration of bioreactors with landfarming, ripening, or phytoremediation will be explored. In addition, in situ treatment based on bioreactor research, such as biorestoration or bioscreens will be fully developed.
• Biotechnological processes will be explored and used on a larger scale. Owners of contaminated sites that might be treated by bioprocesses have to benefit from legal and financial stimuli such as eco taxes on waste disposal.
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