Patent Number: 6,250,846

Title: Apparatus for soil purification and remediation method for contaminated soil

Abstract: An apparatus for soil remediation to remedy a soil contaminated with a pollutant less affecting the environment, which includes a soil borer having a rotatable drilling form or portion capable of agitating the soil, introducing into the soil at least one agent selected from the group consisting of a microorganism capable of degrading the pollutant, a nutrient for the microorganism and an inducer to make the microorganism express the pollutant-degrading activity, and measuring pollutant concentration in the soil.

Inventors: Kawabata; Yuji (Isehara, JP), Iio; Masatoshi (Funabashi, JP), Senshu; Yuri (Kashiwa, JP), Handa; Takeshi (Funabashi, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B09C 1/10 (20060101); B09C 001/00 (); B01F 007/00 (); B09B 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018