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HERC provides support for undergraduate and graduate students to get hands-on experience and training conducting projects addressing realistic and comprehensive research solutions to environmental problems in the four areas of the HERC mission that include recycling, degradability, improvement of air and water quality and conservation of trees. Students works with faculty members in multiple academic units to develop technologies and processes that result in publications and presentations to external audiences.

Beneficial Reuse and Sustainability: The Fate of Organic Compounds in the Land-Applied Waste

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Cotton Council, Memphis, TN. by a grant from the Huntsman Environmental Research Cen-. Eschenbach, A., H. Mesher, R. Weinberg, and B. Mahro. 2001. Humi- ter (HERC) at Utah State University (Dr. Maurice Thomas, fication of PAH and TNT during bioremediation—Evaluation of. Director), and through support provided by the Huntsman Environmental Research Center...

Pyrene fate affected by humic acid amendment in soil slurry systems

Yanna Liang1*, Darwin L Sorensen2†, Joan E McLean2† and Ronald C Sims3†
* Corresponding author: Yanna Liang liang@engr.siu.edu
† Equal contributors
Author Affiliations
1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1230 Lincoln Dr., Carbondale, Illinois, USA
2 Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, 1600 Canyon Road, Logan, Utah, USA
3 Department of Biological & Irrigation Engineering, Utah State University, 4105 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah, USA

The utilization of bioremediation to reduce soil contamination: ...
(4.4 Management of Lift Applications Frequency and Thickness)

Václav Šašek, John A. Glaser, Philippe Baveye - 2003 - Medical - 417 pages

Study of Biochemical Pathways and Enzymes Involved in Pyrene Degradation by Mycobacterium sp. Strain KMS[down-pointing small open triangle]

Yanna Liang,1 Dale R. Gardner,2 Charles D. Miller,3 Dong Chen,4 Anne J. Anderson,3 Bart C. Weimer,4 and Ronald C. Sims5*

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322,1Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, USDA, Logan, Utah 84341,2 Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322,3 Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322,4 Department of Biological and Irrigation Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 843225

Pyrene fate affected by humic acid amendment in soil slurry systems

Yanna Liang*1, Darwin L Sorensen†2, Joan E McLean†2 and Ronald C Sims†3

Address: 1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1230 Lincoln Dr., Carbondale, Illinois,
USA, 2Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, 1600 Canyon Road, Logan, Utah, USA and 3Department of Biological Engineering, Utah State University, 4105 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah, USA
Email: Yanna Liang* - liang@engr.siu.edu; Darwin L Sorensen - darwin.sorensen@usu.edu; Joan E McLean - joan.mclean@usu.edu; Ronald C Sims - ron.sims@usu.edu
* Corresponding author †Equal contributors

Sorption of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) and tert-Butyl Alcohol (TBA) to Hyporheic Zone Soils

Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal

Volume 16, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 423 - 431

Authors: Mark H. Greenwooda; Ronald C. Simsa; Joan E. McLeana; William J. Doucettea; Jeffrey Kuhnb
DOI: 10.1080/15320380701404672

Beneficial Reuse and Sustainability: The Fate of Organic Compounds
in Land-Applied Waste

Michael Overcash, Ronald C. Sims,* Judith L. Sims, and J. Karl C. Nieman

M. Overcash, Chemical Engineering Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695. R.C. Sims and J.L. Sims, Department of Biological Engineering, Utah State University, 4105 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-4105. J.K.C. Nieman, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, 8200 Old Main Hill,Logan, UT 84322-8200.

Received 15 Mar. 2004. *Corresponding author (ron.sims@usu.edu)
Published in J. Environ. Qual. 34:29–41 (2005).
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Investigation of Pyrene Degradation and Bound Residue Formation on
Environmental Surfaces

J. Karl C. Nieman1, Ronald C. Sims1, and Hoi-Ying N. Holman2

1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Utah Water Research Laboratory,
Utah State University, Logan, UT 84321
2Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720

Development of a catabolically significant genetic probe for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading Mycobacteria in soil

Kevin Hall, Charles D. Miller, Darwin L. Sorensen, Anne J. Anderson and Ronald C. Sims