Raleigh, NC, August 24, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent reissue to Solutions-IES. The reissued patent, U.S. Patent No. RE40448, is for groundwater bioremediation using emulsified oils. EOS Remediation, LLC is Solutions-IES’ exclusive licensee for this technology.
"The patent reissue supports EOS Remediation’s extensive base of intellectual property. The US Patent Office has affirmed that our patent covers the use of oil emulsions for aquifer bioremediation where the oil droplets are smaller than the aquifer pores," said Dr. Robert C. Borden, P.E. “EOS Remediation is the only company licensed by Solutions-IES to apply this innovative and effective process.”
The use of emulsified oils, EOS®, for groundwater bioremediation is a significant advancement in the treatment of groundwater contaminated with chlorinated solvents, energetic materials, nitrates, oxidized heavy metals, and radionuclides. The proven EOS® Technology substantially reduces the cost to restore contaminated aquifers.
EOS Remediation uses sustainable green chemistry in its family of groundwater bioremediation products. The addition of emulsified vegetable oils provides food for the microorganisms and stimulates biodegradation activity. The EOS® Technology has successfully turned land once deemed unusable into productive and safe real estate. The company annually completes more than 200 projects worldwide. Since first developed by Dr. Borden in 1999, millions of pounds of EOS® have been successfully applied at sites throughout the world.
About EOS Remediation
EOS Remediation offers a family of proven, bioremediation products that lead the industry by being scientifically researched, independently validated and consistently achieving on-site success. By allowing science to lead product direction, EOS Remediation has been – and remains – the cutting-edge provider of bioremediation products. Their suite of product promotes biotransformation of contaminants into non-toxic end products. EOS Remediation combines excellent products with responsive customer service to further ensure superior performance. For additional information on EOS Remediation please visit the company’s Web site at www.eosremedation.com or call 888.873.2204. EOS® is a registered trademark of EOS Remediation.