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break down naturally through the action of biological agents

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The video also provides a real life example of PRP(R)'s effectiveness with actual footage of a swamp in Villahermosa, Mexico in which PRP(R) biodegraded 75% of oil from a spill in three weeks.
Systems that can remove halogen substitutents from [TCPs] may produce compounds that can be more easily biodegraded.
It is also known that the naturally occuring microorganisms can be adapted and specifically prepared to ottack the resistant contaminants, which are normally not biodegraded.
Oil in the fertilized samples biodegraded up to twice as fast as oil in the unfertilized control samples, but significant biodegradation occurred even in the unfertilized controls.
This extraordinary column of crude oil was demonstrated and confirmed by the presence of abundant biodegraded oil.