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2011-06-30 19:52:00

Continuing Education Units Credited by the State Department of Public Health LAKEWOOD, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District (WRD) today hosted its 7th Annual Groundwater Quality Workshop, featuring water quality experts from WRD and other agencies speaking on various topics of interest to engineers, water system operators and others who manage or operate public water systems. With about 100 participants from throughout WRD's service area, the...

2011-05-03 09:00:00

Organization assists customers nationwide in analyzing elevated levels of the toxic chemical in accordance with recent EPA recommendations NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.), a world leader in advancing safety, is now offering municipalities and customers across the country access to its globally recognized testing and certification services to detect Chromium-6, also known as hexavalent chromium, in drinking water supplies....

2011-04-04 15:36:00

DENVER, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's disconcerting that an organization such as EWG would risk creating public fear and hysteria about drinking water, let alone publicly insinuate that there is a massive conspiracy by water providers in a nationwide cover up. It's reckless and irresponsible for any entity purporting to serve a scientific purpose. Although significantly downplayed, even EWG's own press release indicates that there is a major difference between detection of a...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Hip replacement recall lawyers hired renowned metal toxicology expert to answer questions about elevated cobalt and chromium blood levels caused by the recalled DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement device. Sacramento, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 Today, Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff announced the launch of a new website designed to provide up-to-date scientific information about cobalt and chromium toxicity to victims of the recent DePuy hip implant recall. Last August, DePuy...

2011-03-06 00:02:31

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that a class action lawsuit seeking cancer screening and compensation for Jersey City, New Jersey, residents who may have been exposed to cancer-causing hexavalent chromium may move forward, attorneys involved in the case have announced. Judge Susan D. Wigenton, in an opinion released March 2, denied a motion by Honeywell International, Inc., to dismiss the class action complaint, attorneys said. She ruled against the company on six of seven counts...

2011-03-03 13:18:00

SEATTLE, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the announcement in China regarding heavy metal remediation, WI Environmental LLC is now actively looking for a second blending facility space in the greater Puget Sound area to accommodate China's five year plan to remediate heavy metals, estimating $11.41 billion, to be spent on plan. WI Environmental's trademarked chemical XR-88 remediates and turns benign heavy metals and poisons leaving them harmless to the environment. WI...

2011-02-10 16:26:24

A new alloy promises to lessen welders' risk of breathing toxic fumes on the job. The alloy is a welding "consumable" "“ the material that melts under the welder's torch to fill the gap between parts that are being joined. The new nickel alloy consumable is more expensive compared to those already on the market, but worth the cost in situations where adequate ventilation is a problem. That's why two Ohio State University engineers invented the alloy "“ specifically to aid military...

2011-01-21 10:00:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WI Environmental (WIE) of Washington State, USA has successfully completed more than 6 years of rigorous testing and has passed all of China and U.S. regulations and standards. WIE has begun the process of being approved as the best management practice for remediation of heavy metals and poisons in acid mine drainage, wastewater, soils and storm water. Their trademarked product XR-88(TM) is the only known product that remediates these contaminants and...

2011-01-21 00:00:49

California website FreeDrinkingWater.com extends popular program that provides FREE drinking water systems to the sick and needy. Hacienda Heights, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2011 APEC Water Systems is excited to announce that they will continue providing FREE water filtration systems to people who are in need of pure drinking water for the first half of 2011. From now until the end of June, disadvantaged individuals and families who are experiencing both financial and medical hardships can...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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