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Biopile. This is a facilities that economically clean up soils that have been contaminated with hydrocarbons such as gasoline, diesel and jet fuels. The biodegradation facilities use microorganisms that feed on the hydrocarbons and convert them into carbon dioxide and water. Photographed at Fawley Refinery, an oil refinery and chemical plant located in Fawley, Hampshire, UK.
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