[ASC-media] Media Alert: Radical solutions for filthy problems

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Radical solutions for filthy problems

September 9, 2013 – for immediate release

Leading international scientists will gather in Melbourne next week to discuss the latest tactics and solutions in the growing worldwide war on pollution.

CleanUp 2013 is the world's leading scientific and industry conference aimed at stemming the rising tide of toxic contamination from all sources. This is the seventh time Australia, a world leader in the field, has hosted the conference.

Hot topics and major events at the conference include:
•	Poo: new weapon in fight against climate change
•	World-first clean-up bugs due for trial in Sydney and Melbourne
•	Are all humans contaminated? 
•	Nano- and bio-technology: new weapons in fight against pollution.
•	Australian invention will help prevent arsenic poisoning.
•	Guest Lecture by Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
•	Launch of an Australian-led world initiative to fight contamination of people and the environment.

CleanUp 2013 is hosted by the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE).

It will be held at the Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, from 15 to 18 September 2013. It incorporates the 5th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference. 

Program and details: www.cleanupconference.com 


Media wishing to attend the conference may contact Adam Barclay on +61 429 779 228 to ensure access to the CleanUp venue.

More information:
Prof. Ravi Naidu, Managing Director, CRC CARE, +61 (0)8 8302 5041 or 0407 720 257
Adam Barclay, Communications Manager, CRC CARE, +61 (0)8 8302 3925 or +61 429 779 228 www.crccare.com

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