Biodegradation of hydrocarbons is well known since a long time (1, 2, 3). Remediation by biological methods in large scale nearby a waterplant is described by Nagel et al (4). The clean-up of a sandy aquifer polluted mainly with aromatic hydrocarbons by activating the indigenous microflora was already published by Battermann and Werner (5). The mineralization of mineral-oilproducts occurs naturally worldwide, as there are to mention spills from refineries, crude oil pollution on sea and so on (3).
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