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Ronald D. LaRoche passed away during the evening of Thursday, April 5 at his home in Westford, Massachusetts.
New study evaluates use of in-situ reactive amendments in treatment of contaminated sediments. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) December 28, 2011 AquaBlok,
A leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation has demonstrated a new product for treatment and reduction of contamination in sediments. Toledo,
University of Iowa engineers have published their findings from a study of residential soils in the city of Cedar Rapids, making it one of only a few such U.S. urban soil studies ever conducted.
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....
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.