BacTech Environmental Corp. (CSE: BAC) (OTC: BCCEF) Sees Green Potential in Using Bugs to Clean up Mine Tailings

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  • BacTech Environmental is an Ontario, Canada-based company that uses microbial bacteria for "bioleaching" the arsenic from historic and often-abandoned mine projects, leaving the sites environmentally restored and making their precious metals easier to process
  • The company has attained equity interests in mine remediation projects in Bolivia and Ecuador, and it is working with Ontario's Cambrian College to identify the "best bugs" to tackle the arsenic in those countries
  • BacTech recently strengthened its financing with a two-tranche funding effort that's expected to bring in $125,000

Environmental remediation at mine tailing sites has gained a natural, even holistic, advocate in the form of BacTech Environmental Corp. (CSE: BAC) (OTC: BCCEF), a Toronto-based "bioleaching" corporation that aims to put microbes to work in stabilizing dangerous arsenic mine waste and recovering more precious metals in the process.

"Our Bugs Eat Rocks," one company video presentation declared in 2013 ( CEO and President Ross Orr explained in the video how BacTech's proprietary technology was...


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