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Project Publications: University of Washington: Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvent Compounds: In Situ Remediation Strategies and Predictive Tools for Controlling Contaminated Plumes

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Superfund Research Program

Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvent Compounds: In Situ Remediation Strategies and Predictive Tools for Controlling Contaminated Plumes

Project Leader: John Ferguson
Grant Number: P42ES004696
Funding Period: 1995 - 2006

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Publications

2004

  • Gu AZ, Hedlund BP, Staley JT, Strand SE, Stensel HD. 2004. Analysis and comparison of the microbial community structures of two enrichment cultures capable of reductively dechlorinating TCE and cis-DCE. Environ Microbiol 6(1):45-54. PMID:14686940
  • Lee S, Strand SE, Stensel HD, Herwig RP. 2004. Pseudonocardia chloroethenivorans sp nov, a chloroethene-degrading actinomycete. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54(Pt1):131-139. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02488-0 PMID:14742470

2003

  • Gu AZ, Stensel HD, Pietari JM, Strand SE. 2003. Vinyl bromide as a surrogate for determining vinyl chloride reductive dechlorination potential. Environ Sci Technol 37(19):4410-4416. PMID:14572093

2001

  • Lee S, Strand SE, Stensel HD. 2001. Substrate feeding strategies to minimize substrate costs in a cometabolic TCE treatment system. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Bioremediation Symposium on In Situ and On-site Bioremediation, June 4-7. San Diego, CA.

2000

  • Ferguson J, Pietari JM. 2000. Anaerobic transformations and bioremediation of chlorinated solvents. Environ Pollut 107(2):209-215. PMID:15092997
  • Lee S, Strand SE, Stensel HD. 2000. Cometabolic degradation of chlorinated solvent contaminants by actinomycetes. In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference: Remediation of Chlorinated and Other Recalcitrant Compounds. Monterey, CA.
  • Lee S, Strand SE, Stensel HD. 2000. Sustained degradation of trichloroethylene in a suspended growth gas treatment reactor by an actinomycetes enrichment. Environ Sci Technol 34(15):3261-3268.
  • Zou S, Anders KM, Ferguson J. 2000. Biostimulation and bioaugmentation of anaerobic pentachlorophenol degradation in contaminated soils. Bioremediat J 4(1):19-25.

1999

  • 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.

1998

  • 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.
  • Stensel HD, Bielefeldt AR. 1998. Anaerobic and Aerobic Degradation of chlorinated aliphatic compounds. In: Bioremediation: Principles and Practice. Technomic Publishing, pp.357.

1997

  • Ballapragada BS, Stensel HD, Puhakka JA, Ferguson J. 1997. Effect of hydrogen on reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes. Environ Sci Technol 31:1728-1734.
  • Ederer MM, Crawford RL, Herwig RP, Orser CS. 1997. PCP degradation is mediated by closely related strains of the genus Sphingomonas. Microb Ecol 6(1):39-49. PMID:9004518
  • 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
  • Walter GA, Strand SE, Herwig RP, Treat TP, Stensel HD. 1997. Trichlorethylene and methane feeding strategies to sustain degradation by methanotrophic enrichments. Water Environ Res 69(6):1066-1074.

1996

  • Chen CY, Puhakka JA, Ferguson J. 1996. Transformations of 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane under methanogenic conditions. Environ Sci Technol 30(2):542-547.
  • Gray JP, Herwig RP. 1996. Phylogenetic analysis of the bacterial communities in marine sediments. Appl Environ Microbiol 62(11):4049-4059. PMID:8899989 PMCID:PMC168226

1995

  • Bielefeldt AR, Stensel HD, Strand SE. 1995. Cometabolic degradation of TCE and DCE without intermediate toxicity. J Environ Eng (New York) 121(11):791-797.
  • Bielefeldt AR, Stensel HD, Strand SE. 1995. Degradation of chlorinated aliphatic compounds by methane and phenol-oxidizing bacteria. In: Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH. pp.237-244.
  • Bielefeldt AR, Stensel HD, Strand SE. 1995. Degradation of chlorinated aliphatic compounds by methane and phenol-oxidizing bacteria. In: Proceedings of the Third International In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation Symposium. Battelle Institute, Columbus, OH.
  • Dyksterhouse SE, Gray JP, Herwig RP, Lara JC, Staley JT. 1995. Cycloclasticus pugetii gen. nov., sp. nov., an aromatic hydrocarbon degrading bacterium from marine sediments. Int J Syst Bacteriol 45(1):116-123. PMID:7857792
  • Johnson KA, Naddy RB, Weisskopf CP. 1995. Passive sampling devices for rapid determination of soil contaminant distributions. Toxicol Sci 51:31-44.
  • 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
  • Strand SE, Walter GA, Stensel HD. 1995. Effect of TCE Loading on the Stability of a Mixed Methanotrophic Community. In: Proceedings of the Third International In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation Symposium. Battelle Institute, Columbus, OH.
  • Strand SE, Walter GA, Stensel HD. 1995. Effect of trichloroethylene loading on mixed methanotrophic community stability. In: Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH. pp.161-168.
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