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2014-08-14 08:23:56

Apple responds to over 23,000 comments from concerned consumers. More needs to be done to protect workers. WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America announced today that it is pleased with Apple's August 13 announcement that it is taking first steps to protect the workers who make their products from dangerous chemical exposures. Apple announced that it is banning the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its products. Green America...

2010-03-29 11:29:23

A Queen's University chemistry professor has invented a special solvent that may make cooking oil production more environmentally friendly. Philip Jessop, Canada Research Chair in Green Chemistry, has created a solvent that "“ when combined with carbon dioxide "“ extracts oil from soybeans. Industries currently make cooking oils using hexane, a cheap, flammable solvent that is a neurotoxin and creates smog. The process also involves distillation, which uses large amounts of...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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