XploSafe of Stillwater gets grant to capture nutrients from wastewater as a fertilizer

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By Jack Money Business Writer jmoney@oklahoman.comSTILLWATER — A company specializing in explosives detection is well on its way to demonstrating how its science also can tackle an ongoing sewage-based nitrogen and phosphorous environmental hazard that plagues ponds, lakes, streams and even the Gulf of Mexico. XploSafe is among six small businesses that will share $1.8 million in funding awarded through the Environmental Protection Agency's Small Business Innovation Research Program. The $300,000 XploSafe received will be used by the firm to scale up and demonstrate technology it developed to create a material capable of absorbing ammonium, nitrate, urea and phosphate nutrients from sewage wastewater streams and can be used as a high-quality,...

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XploSafe of Stillwater gets grant to capture nutrients from wastewater as a fertilizer

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