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2014-02-21 08:21:47

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mrgsf5/sodium_chlorate ) has announced the addition of the "Sodium Chlorate Market in China" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Understanding of the supply and consumption situation of sodium chlorate in China is very important for suppliers, purchasers and investors who intend to enter China's sodium chlorate market. Global demand of...

2014-02-14 12:21:21

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MarketReportsChina.com adds "Sodium Chlorate Market in China Edition (1)" report to its store. On the other hand, DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Benzoic Acid Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Long Chain Dicarboxylic Acids Industry" reports to its research database. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140214/MN65468) 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and...

2012-07-18 23:00:56

MIOX awarded $150,000 Phase I National Science Foundation SBIR research grant to develop technologies that will impact municipal water treatment and groundwater remediation market verticals Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 MIOX Corporation, a leader in innovative electrochemical water treatment technologies, announced it has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research(SBIR) award from the National Science Foundation(NSF) in the amount of $150,000. The MIOX Product Development...

2012-01-11 15:22:54

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed two new Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for measurements of human exposure to environmental toxins. Used as a sort of chemical ruler to check the accuracy of tests and analytic procedures, the new reference materials replace and improve older versions, adding measures for emerging environmental contaminants such as perchlorate, a chemical...

2011-02-02 14:35:00

Statement From The Perchlorate Information Bureau (PIB) SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best available science, federal statute and EPA's own Office of Inspector General all point to the conclusion that a national perchlorate standard is not needed and would not provide a meaningful public health benefit. According to EPA guidelines, for a federal standard to be warranted on any compound, three criteria must be met: The compound must cause an adverse...

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2011-02-02 15:09:34

The U.S. government said Wednesday it plans to limit the amount of perchlorate, a chemical found in rocket fuel, explosives and bleach present in drinking water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in a statement that studies have shown a link between consuming perchlorate and thyroid problems in pregnant mothers and babies. "Scientific research indicates that perchlorate may disrupt the thyroid's ability to produce hormones that are critical to developing fetuses and infants,"...

2011-02-02 07:35:00

KINGWOOD, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirogen Technologies, Inc. (Envirogen) announced today that it has begun construction on a first-of-its-kind biological drinking water treatment plant in collaboration with West Valley Water District (WVWD) and the City of Rialto, Calif. The new plant, which will be installed at WVWD headquarters in Rialto, will treat perchlorate (as well as nitrate) from groundwater at District Well No. 11 and Rialto Well No. 6, producing up to 3 million...


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