Decontamination by using bacteria failed


Tainai city in Niigata [Link] attempted decontamination of compost by using photosynthetic bacteria to sell compost but they announced the attempt failed in city council of 7/12/2012.

They mixed photosynthetic bacteria solution with compost (21~29 Bq/Kg) but it decreased by only up to 32% though they aimed at 100%. The experiment was done with the soil of Fukushima to reduce the cesium concentration but the mechanism is not known.

TV Niigata reported this on 18:58 of 7/12/2012 (JST) but they already removed the article by 7/16/2012.



[ 7/12 18:58 テレビ新潟]





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