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Superfund Research Program

John Ferguson

University of Washington
Box 352700

Seattle, Washington 98195-2700
Phone: 206-543-5176
Fax: 206-685-9185


Research Briefs

Hazardous Waste Sites

East Gate Disposal Yard, Fort Lewis Logistics Center

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Fort Lewis Logistics Center

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Time Oil

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Western Processing

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  • Ferguson J, Pietari JM. 2000. Anaerobic transformations and bioremediation of chlorinated solvents. Environ Pollut 107(2):209-215. PMID:15092997
  • Zou S, Anders KM, Ferguson J. 2000. Biostimulation and bioaugmentation of anaerobic pentachlorophenol degradation in contaminated soils. Bioremediat J 4(1):19-25.


  • Chen CY, Ballapragada BS, Puhakka JA, Strand SE, Ferguson J. 1999. Anaerobic transformation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane by municipal digester sludge. Biodegradation 10(4):297-305. PMID:10633545
  • Mohn H, Puhakka JA, Ferguson J. 1999. Effects of electron donors on degradataion of pentachlorophenol in a methanogenic fluidized bed reactor. Environ Technol 20:909-920.
  • Zou S, Anders KM, Ferguson J. 1999. Pentachlorophenol dechlorination in fluidized bed reactors under methanogenic conditions. Bioremediat J 3(2):93-104.


  • Melin ES, Puhakka JA, Ferguson J. 1998. Enrichment and operation strategies for polychlorophenol degrading microbial cultures in an aerobic fluidized-bed reactor. Water Environ Res 70(2):171-180.


  • Ballapragada BS, Stensel HD, Puhakka JA, Ferguson J. 1997. Effect of hydrogen on reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes. Environ Sci Technol 31:1728-1734.
  • Melin ES, Ferguson J, Puhakka JA. 1997. Pentachlorophenol biodegradation kinetics of an oligotrophic fluidized-bed enrichment culture. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 47:675-682. PMID:9237390


  • Chen CY, Puhakka JA, Ferguson J. 1996. Transformations of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane under methanogenic conditions. Environ Sci Technol 30(2):542-547.


  • Puhakka JA, Herwig RP, Koro PM, Wolfe GV, Ferguson J. 1995. Biodegradation of chlorophenols by mixed and pure cultures from a fluidized-bed reactor. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 42(6):951-957. PMID:7766093
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