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2009-01-26 15:32:54

Taking an innovative approach to involving the public, Cal/EPA's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is launching a "wiki" to gather comment on how to build California's Green Chemistry regulations. The wiki, found on the department's website, allows anyone to access and contribute or modify content, using simple on-line tools. DTSC created the wiki for the landmark Green Chemistry bills signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in September 2008. These new laws require DTSC...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.