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4.2. Bioremediation Technologies

Bioremediation technologies can be grouped into five techniques: in situ, ex situ, bioreactor, natural attenuation, and phytoremediation. These techniques do primarily one of two things: they either remove the contaminants from the substratum (decontamination or cleanup techniques) or reduce the risk posed by the contaminants by reducing exposure (stabilization techniques).