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2012-08-09 06:26:19

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeNO LLC (www.genollc.com), a privately held pharmaceutical company developing a line of inhaled nitric oxide drug products, today announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its inhaled nitric oxide (NO) delivery system (GeNOsyl(TM) MV-1000). The GeNOsyl(TM) MV-1000 delivery system incorporates four components: the primary delivery system, a backup system, the NO gas analyzer, and the NO(2) gas...

2012-07-31 02:27:33

WALTHAM, Ma., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeNO LLC (www.genollc.com), a privately held biotechnology company developing a line of inhaled nitric oxide drug products, today announced it has been awarded two new US patents on its proprietary nitric oxide (NO) generation and delivery technology. This brings to twelve (12) the number of US patents that have been awarded to GeNO. US patent number 8,173,072 describes the conversion of nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)) to nitric oxide (NO) in a gas stream...

2012-07-26 10:22:51

SUGAR LAND, Texas, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVR Partners, LP (NYSE: UAN), a master limited partnership and manufacturer of ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) solution fertilizer products, today declared a cash distribution of 60 cents per common unit for the second quarter of 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080226/CVRLOGO) The distribution as set by the board of CVR GP, LLC, the general partner of CVR Partners, will be paid August 14, 2012, to unit holders of...

2012-07-19 06:21:33

LONDON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exploitation of unconventional gas resources has driven the Henry Hub gas benchmark price to tumble to below US$2/MMBtu in Q2 2012, giving North American nitrogen producers gas prices below some nitrogen exporting countries such as Russia. This is a dramatic change from the high North American gas costs of the previous few decades and is likely to support a whole new phase for the nitrogen industry. Integer's newly released...

New Carbon Accounting Method To Reduce Farmers' Use Of Nitrogen Fertilizer
2012-07-18 15:06:33

Large amounts of nitrogen fertilizer lead to nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas, in the atmosphere It's summer. For many of us, summer is a time synonymous with fresh corn, one of the major field crops produced in the United States. In 2011, corn was planted on more than 92 million acres in the U.S., helping the nation continue its trend as the world's largest exporter of the crop. Corn is a nitrogen-loving plant. To achieve desired production levels, most U.S. farmers apply synthetic...

2012-07-12 02:21:08

LONDON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and fertilizer price reporting agency Argus has introduced a new global composite nitrogen fertilizer index in today's Argus FMB Nitrogen report. The new index includes prices for ammonia, urea, UAN solutions, ammonium nitrate and ammonium sulphate. The Argus Nitrogen Index is constructed using 11 pricing points for the Black Sea, the Baltic, the US Gulf, Egypt and the Middle East. The Argus Nitrogen Index will provide a weekly snapshot of...

2012-07-03 10:13:54

Experts at The University of Nottingham are the first to create a stable version of a ℠trophy molecule´ that has eluded scientists for decades. In research published in the prestigious journal Science, the team of chemists at Nottingham has shown that they can prepare a terminal uranium nitride compound which is stable at room temperature and can be stored in jars in crystallized or powder form. Previous attempts to prepare uranium-nitrogen triple bonds have required...

2012-06-08 06:22:04

NEW YORK, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB/QB: BNET) announced today that on Friday, June 1, the Company proposed to the Pennsylvania Nutrient Trading Stakeholder Group an alternative to the current strategy of sector-allocated nitrogen reductions to meet EPA Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements. Based on the recent RTI International analysis, Nutrient Credit Trading for the Chesapeake Bay: An Economic Study, prepared for the...

2012-06-08 09:08:23

Chemists at UCL have discovered a new property of flames, which allows them to control reactions at a solid surface in a flame and opens up a whole new field of chemical innovation. Published in the journal Angewandte Chemie, authors of the new study have discovered their previous understanding of how flames interact with a solid surface was mistaken. For the first time, they have demonstrated that a particular type of chemistry, called redox chemistry, can be accurately controlled at the...

2012-06-02 23:00:58

Trusted by professionals since 1926, the first pelletized fertilizer in the United States, Milorganite, can now add sales of 9 billion pounds to its success story. Milorganite´s unique history began with Milwaukee´s goal to clean up its rivers and Lake Michigan. Some communities choose to landfill the organisms used in wastewater treatment. Instead, Milwaukee figured out how to safely reuse the microbes that make up Milorganite by squeezing the water out of the bugs, drying, and...