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2012-07-18 23:41:10

Establishing a more stringent ozone standard in the U.S. would significantly reduce ozone-related premature mortality and morbidity, according to a new study published online July 18 in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. "Abundant evidence links exposure to ozone with adverse health effects, including impaired pulmonary function, asthma exacerbations, increased hospital and emergency room visits, and increased mortality, yet the current National Ambient Air Quality Standard of...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Complimentary webinars on May 12 and May 17 are designed to benefit those responsible for maintaining environmental compliance at industrial facilities. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Trinity Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, will present complimentary webinars on May 12 and May 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. CDT that provide an overview on new air quality regulations that will have significant impact on industry in...

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2011-03-31 11:05:00

Military personnel and contractors stationed in Iraq risk not only enemy gunfire, suicide bombers, and roadside bombs, but the very air they breathe often is polluted with dust and other particles of a size and composition that could pose immediate and long-term health threats, scientists reported Wednesday at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Their ongoing study, begun in 2008, indicates that personnel in Iraq often breathe air polluted with the most worrisome kind...

2011-03-17 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today welcomed a bill introduced by Senators James Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) requiring that federal agencies assess the "cumulative energy and economic impacts" of several U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. Under the "Comprehensive Assessment of Regulations on the Economy (CARE) Act," the U.S. Department of Commerce would lead an interagency analysis of a number...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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