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2014-06-26 12:23:54

Pilot Plant to Pave Way For New, Strategic Polymerization and Processing Technologies HOUSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, today announced the opening of its new Kraton Innovation Center in Belpre, Ohio. This pilot facility allows Kraton to manufacture a wide range of SBC-type materials in quantities ranging from 25 kilograms to...

2013-10-27 23:01:12

The C8 Science Panel Has Concluded That There Exists a Probable Link Between Exposure to C8 Tainted Drinking Water Associated with DuPont’s Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, and the Development of Kidney Cancer. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Mid-Ohio Valley residents who lived in proximity to DuPont’s Washington Works facility in Parkersburg, West Virginia prior to December 1, 2004 are being urged to contact the experienced personal injury law firm of...

2009-01-27 15:40:00

PARKERSBURG, W. Va., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The C8 Science Panel has completed a new study on uric acid and C8 and C8S, based on existing data from the C8 Health Project. While increased uric acid is associated with higher levels of C8 and C8S, the data are not sufficient to show that these chemicals can cause an increase in uric acid. The Science Panel team recently completed a study on the relationship between uric acid and C8 (also known as PFOA) and C8S (also known as PFOS) in the blood...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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