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PRESS RELEASE: Start of operations for first full-scale denitrifying bioreactor for mine drainage treatment  


On September 19 the first liters of nitrate-laden drainage water started to flow through a denitrifying bioreactor at LKAB’s Kiruna iron ore mine. The bioreactor, which is the first full-scale bioreactor system for the passive removal of nitrate from mine drainage, promotes the conversion of nitrate to harmless nitrogen gas. Nitrate is derived from the use of explosives ... READ FULL ARTICLE

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