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2014-04-08 23:32:31

Fluid Tech, Inc., a 30-year old environmental remediation products and services company, has been acquired by a group of investors and will continue operations as Fluid Tech LLC. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Fluid Tech's patented absorbents and solidification agents for use in treating industrial, hazardous, and radioactive wastes have been approved and utilized at commercial and U.S. Government waste disposal sites since 1986. These products include the popular...

2014-03-26 16:22:48

CRESTVIEW, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 25, 2014, an Okaloosa County, Florida, jury returned a $14.8 million verdict for a father's death and a mother's injuries that were caused by a natural gas explosion in their home. The verdict was rendered more than four years after an explosion occurred on the morning of November 19, 2009, at the home of Michael R. Blanchard and Faye Boroughs. The couple was renting the residence at 217 Calhoun Avenue in Destin, Florida,...

2014-03-12 16:28:13

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 Two people are dead and more than a dozen injured. And that number is, tragically, expected to grow as this accident unfolds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/DA82232 This morning's explosion in New York City is a terrible reminder of just how dangerous working in and around natural gas can be, of how crucial proper safety precautions are, and how important it is to report gas leaks in a timely manner. While the exact details of the event are not yet...

2013-11-15 16:20:51

Research consortia invited to apply for up to three years of grant support RESTON, Va, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/- The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) announced today that it plans to award up to $105 million to support research consortia investigating the effect, and the potential associated impact, of hydrocarbon releases on the environment and public health, as well as to develop improved spill mitigation, oil detection, characterization, and remediation...

2013-11-05 23:24:05

Development of New Plasma Pulse Tools To Be Made in the U.S.A Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Novas Energy USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Propell Technologies Group, Inc is pleased to report that it has entered into a Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreement with a privately held engineering firm for the development and manufacturing of new plasma pulse enhanced oil recovery tools to be made the United States. Propell has paid the engineering firm $105,000 towards...

2013-10-11 23:25:47

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a Drug Safety Announcement and approved a Black Box Warning, one of the harshest warnings, for Pfizer’s antibiotic intravenous (IV) drug Tygacil®. In particular, the FDA warns prescribing doctors and consumers that use of the IV drug Tygacil® is associated with an increased risk of death in comparison to other antibiotic drugs and that the IV antibiotic Tygacil® should only be used in situations where...

Bacteria's Nitrogen-Rich Diet Helped Clean Up Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill
2013-08-30 13:17:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Releasing 210 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been described as one of the greatest man-made ecological disasters to ever impact the region. However, the native bacteria on gulf beaches were able to metabolize the contamination from the spill by supplementing their diet with nitrogen, according to research being presented today at the European Association of Geochemistry’s...

2013-07-29 23:22:49

Huston predicts that IPv4 exhaustion within the ARIN region will occur between May and December of 2014; businesses becoming increasingly familiar with the IPv4 market as the only solution for acquiring space today for a post-exhaustion world. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Geoff Huston B.Sc., M.Sc., and Chief Scientist at the Regional Internet Registry serving the Asia Pacific region, has predicted that the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN) will run out of IPv4...

2013-04-22 12:31:02

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) In a victory for the nation's health, the U.S. Supreme Court today let stand an appellate court ruling that upheld most provisions of the landmark 2009 law granting the Food and Drug Administration authority over tobacco products, including the requirement for large, graphic...

Gulf Of Mexico Bacteria Found To Break Down And Consume Crude Oil
2013-04-09 09:49:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it happened in 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released 210 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and was described as one of the greatest man-made ecological disasters to ever impact the region. However, new research presented at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in New Orleans this week suggested that the Gulf has a natural mechanism capable of breaking down spilled...