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2011-09-23 11:11:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chemical manufacturers are poised for a "significant enhancement in their global competitiveness" because of the growing availability of natural gas, primarily from enormous shale deposits in the United States, Cal Dooley, the president and CEO of the American Chemistry Council, said in a recent interview with E&ETV OnPoint. "Our member companies in the chemical industry are poised to make billions of dollars in new investment...

2011-09-19 18:45:33

Gulf War Illness (GWI)–the chronic health condition that affects about one in four military veterans of the 1991 Gulf War–appears to be the result of several factors, which differed in importance depending upon the locations where veterans served during the war, according to a Baylor University study. Published online today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, the study investigated links between GWI and veterans' locations during the war. GWI was most prevalent in...

2011-09-15 12:33:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Petroleum Council, a federal advisory committee to the U.S. Secretary of Energy, released a report, "Prudent Development - Realizing the Potential of North America's Abundant Natural Gas and Oil Resources." Additional information is available at http://www.npc.org/ American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "Today's report from the National Petroleum Council...

2011-09-08 20:45:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent op-ed in The Hill newspaper, former Representative Cal Dooley (D-CA), President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council, emphasized the important role affordable, domestic shale gas plays in creating jobs among chemical manufacturers. "What's been missing from nearly every recent 'jobs' plan is a specific mention of one of the most promising developments for new American manufacturing jobs in at least a decade - shale...

2011-08-16 08:00:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that the Company has been awarded a $5.7 million contract under a Department of Defense (DoD) Broad Agency Announcement for studies directed at the development of an advanced expression system for the bioproduction of its nerve agent medical countermeasure program. rBChE is a recombinant form of a...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

New 116 liter cylinders, used in the calibration of portable gas detectors, provide customers with better cost per liter pricing, lower maintenance costs and environmentally friendly cylinders. (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Industrial Scientific announced today the availability of 10 new 116 liter gas cylinders. The new 116 liter cylinders are only slightly larger in size than the popular 58 liter gas cylinders; however, the cylinders hold twice the volume of gas. Depending on the customers'...

2011-07-12 05:55:00

SAN ANTONIO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Border Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: XBOR) ("Cross Border" or the "Company"), an oil and gas exploration company, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, E. Will Gray II, will present at the 2011 Global Hunter Securities Conference. The event will be held July 17-19, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110523/AQ07208LOGO) Cross Border is scheduled to present on Tuesday, July 19 at...

2011-06-30 17:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement by America's Natural Gas Alliance Executive Vice President Tom Amontree on the plan by New York to lift its ban on hydraulic fracturing. "In reviewing the New York Department of Environmental Conservation's statement in advance of the full SGEIS, we are encouraged by the apparent acknowledgement that natural gas can be developed safely and responsibly in New York with appropriate state oversight. However, we...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

SHANDONG, China, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that the Company will convert its production of wastewater treatment chemical additives to production of pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical intermediates. The Shouguang Yuxin Chemical Industry Co., Limited ("SYCI") production line originally started...

2011-03-30 14:50:00

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) said today it has increased production of its air-purifying respirator (APR) line in two U.S. factories in response to greater demand for such products from Japan. The respirators, which include half-mask and full-facepiece models, are being produced to help protect Japanese cleanup workers and health officials involved with remediation and containment efforts associated with the...


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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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