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Microbial Action Reduces Gases Released From Landfill Sites

A study of literature reporting on the oxidation of methane in various soil types has shown that the process is successfully removing more carbon emissions than first thought. Microbial oxidation is the process that takes place as a result of microscopic bacteria living in the top soil covering used to cap landfill sites, and helps reduce the amount of methane and other harmful gases being released into the atmosphere.

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