The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted Tersus a patent for soil or groundwater remediation using a self-nanoemulsifying oil. The issuance of this patent further validates the innovative nature of Tersus’ electron donor technology platform and family of biotechnology-based solutions to manage complex, challenging environmental liabilities. Officially granted on April 12, 2016, the U.S. patent number for bioremediation of soil and groundwater is #9,309,136 B2. The patent application was filed on June 12, 2014 (14/120,646) by Tersus Partners John Archibald, P.Eng and Gary M. Birk, P.E. Also that year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration issue a license (DN-1205) to Tersus for U.S. Patent Application Nos. 6,664,298 and 7,037,946. These patents relate to Zero-Valent Metal emulsions of reductive dehalogenation of DNAPLs.