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2013-05-13 23:04:53

FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) developed and launched Scientific Advisory Boards in the categories of Soil & Groundwater Remediation and Water Treatment, in an effort to increase collaboration, and improve standards and fundamental science across the environmental remediation and treatment industry. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) developed and launched Scientific Advisory Boards in the categories of Soil & Groundwater Remediation and Water Treatment, in...


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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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