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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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