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OIL FRACTION [1 record]

Record 1 2001-05-17


Subject field(s)
  • Pollutants

The B.E.S.T. process separates contaminants and sediment into three fractions: a solids fraction containing inorganic contaminants (such as heavy metals); an oil fraction containing organic contaminants (such as PCBs); and a water fraction containing other residual contaminants.


  • Agents de pollution

[Le procédé BEST] sépare les contaminants des sédiments en trois fractions : une fraction solide contenant les contaminants inorganiques (tels les métaux lourds); une fraction huileuse contenant les contaminants organiques (tels les BPC) et une fraction aqueuse contenant les contaminants résiduels des sédiments originaux.


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