VOC Control, Nature's Way

Phillips, Ian
May 2009
Pollution Engineering;May2009, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the extensive R&D project of Bord na Mona Plc. to expand the application of biofiltration system for treatment of air streams with continuous high concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for industrial applications. It cites several factors in treating VOCs including the limited solubility and volatility of many organic compounds, and the excessive biomass production.


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