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2012-04-19 23:02:26

Half a century of pollution from the Exide Technologies lead smelter has blanketed most of Frisco with approximately 300,000 pounds of toxic lead dust according to an historic new study by a Houston engineering firm. Citizens group makes Earth Day-related plea to Frisco City Council to decisively choose a future without a toxic waste dump in the middle of the fastest-growing city in the U.S. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Half a century of pollution from the Exide lead smelter has...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.