Environmental remediation apparatus

  • US 7,156,984 B2
  • Filed: 10/12/2004
  • Issued: 01/02/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/18/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for remediating a contaminated area including one or more gases comprising:

  • an injection well;

    a source of a liquid suitable for promoting biological degradation of organic compounds;

    a source for delivering a gas including an oxidizing gaseous agent;

    an aerosolizer for aerosolizing the liquid;

    a microporous diffuser disposed in the well for generating coated microbubbles of a controlled size comprising the gas in the microbubbles and a liquid coating surrounding the gas.

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