Yet another new procedure is being reported to combat heavy metal polluted water. A northern Minnesota company is touting a pollution-fighting peat! American Peat Technology processes enormous amounts of peat from the bed of an ancient lake in Aitkin, Minnesota. The peat has been decomposing for thousands of years and has the natural ability to extract toxic heavy metals from water. After chemical and thermal treatment, the pollutants are transformed into hardened granules to be removed. Click here for more information and to learn how APT can help remove metals from your waste water.