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2009-12-15 15:50:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- WI Environmental LLC, an environmental solution company, has announced it has completed successful testing on acid mine drainage (AMD) and has passed all U.S. EPA tests including the TCLP test for leachability. Its trademarked product XR-88, removes and stabilizes heavy metals from acid mine drainage, including lead, nickel, cadmium, zinc, chromium, hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) compounds and arsenic to name a few. This is a breakthrough for the mining...

2009-12-01 17:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Chromium - Global Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164494/Chromium---Global-Market-Trends.html Worldwide demand for chromium is primarily influenced by stainless steel, while growth in aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets is also important for growth of chromium metal. Environmental constraints and rapid development of alternatives are issues...

2009-11-10 09:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Anhydrous Chromium (III) Nitrate (CAS 13548-38-4) Market Research Report 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163713/Anhydrous--Chromium-(III)-Nitrate-(CAS-13548-38-4)--Market-Research-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The study 'Anhydrous Chromium (III) Nitrate (CAS 13548-38-4) Market Research Report 2009' presents...

2009-10-07 14:19:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a world where smokestack emissions were no longer an environmental threat to the world. WI Environmental LLC. a company dedicated to environmental solutions for air, soil, and water, has a technology solution that converts a dirty technology into a clean technology without spending the money to pre-treat the coal. Existing coal-fired power plants are modified to completely eliminate emissions that are harmful to the environment. WI...

2009-09-23 15:00:00

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Robins Air Force Base (AFB) has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Design for the Environment (DfE) program. This honor is presented to individuals and groups who have made exceptional contributions to the protection of human health and the environment. The base received this acknowledgement for its success in eliminating chromate conversion coatings (CCC) in the pre-treatment of C-5 and C-130 aircraft...

2009-09-17 15:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air quality sampling by the state Department of Environmental Protection at schools in Beaver and Erie counties has not detected unsafe levels of air pollutants or metals, Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. DEP's investigation was prompted by a December 2008 report in USA Today that indicated potentially toxic air around the schools. DEP today released the results of extensive air quality monitoring at the...

2009-07-02 10:48:53

State and federal environmental agencies say testing has uncovered farm soil in northwest Missouri that is contaminated with chromium 6. The Kansas City Star said while agency officials confirmed the contaminated soil discovery at a news conference Wednesday, they downplayed the possibility of related health problems. We'll know a lot more after the next round of testing, Scott Clardy of Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services said. But at this point in time, we don't expect any...

2009-06-30 06:30:00

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes no safety concerns for the use of chromium picolinate in food supplements, in response to Nutrition 21's Application to market Chromax(R) chromium picolinate in Europe. PURCHASE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R) and Diabetes Essentials brands, announced today that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released its...

2009-06-03 04:30:00

LONDON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Chromium (11th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/chromium Demand for chromite increased by an annual average rate of 4% for the period 2000 to 2008, with ferrochrome consumption increasing by the same amount. However, the onset of the economic downturn from mid 2008 has seen demand for chromium plummet, with prices following a similar path. Ferrochrome consumption fell by 3.5% in...

2009-05-21 09:25:00

Ever since the 1940s, chrome has been used to add a protective coating and shiny luster to a wide range of metal products, from bathroom fixtures to car bumpers.Chrome adds beauty and durability, but those features come at a heavy cost. Though it's cheap to produce and harmless to consumers, the industrial process to create it is dangerous for workers and pollutes the environment."People have been trying to replace it for a very long time," says Christopher Schuh, MIT associate professor of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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