Dhankher comments on use of poplars to clean up contaminants

Om Parkash Dhankher, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, was interviewed about a new study from the University of Washington that looked at planting poplar trees that harbor microbes that could help clean up sites contaminated with the carcinogen trichloroethylene. He praised the method, saying, “This is a very cheap and green, clean technology.” Chemical & Engineering News