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2014-06-17 23:14:34

A Recent C8 Lawsuit Contends C8 Tainted Drinking Water DuPont’s Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, Tainted Area Water Supply Allegedly Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A recent C8 lawsuit was filed on behalf of an Ohio man who developed testicular cancer allegedly from C8 contaminated drinking water, a toxic chemical released from DuPont's Washington Works Plant in Wood County, West Virginia. The C8 lawsuit contends that the 58-year-old Belpre, Ohio, man has...

2014-06-06 23:04:45

For thirteen years, Diamond Vogel’s Health-Kote Interior Zero VOC Latex Enamel has provided long lasting, durable protection without VOCs. When combined with Diamond Vogel’s zero VOC colorant system, Health-Kote offers a true zero VOC solution for your home, school or business. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Volatile Organic Compounds, commonly referred to as VOCs, are both human-made and naturally occurring chemical compounds that readily evaporate into the air. Some VOCs harm the environment...

Leaks From Oil And Gas Operations Confirmed By Airborne Measurements
2014-05-08 03:09:24

University of Colorado at Boulder CIRES, NOAA study finds more methane, ozone precursors and benzene than estimated by regulators During two days of intensive airborne measurements, oil and gas operations in Colorado's Front Range leaked nearly three times as much methane, a greenhouse gas, as predicted based on inventory estimates, and seven times as much benzene, a regulated air toxic. Emissions of other chemicals that contribute to summertime ozone pollution were about twice as high...

Los Angeles pollution
2014-05-06 05:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Rising temperatures in the United States could result in a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels by the year 2050, according to new research appearing this week in the American Geophysical Union’s Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. The study, which was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the US Department of Energy showed that global warming, higher atmospheric methane levels, and...

2014-05-05 23:03:17

Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by NCAR. The detailed study shows that Americans face the risk of a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels by 2050. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by the National...

2014-05-01 12:24:31

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s82fb4/ethyl_tertiary) has announced the addition of the "Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s82fb4/ethyl_tertiary ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Ethyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (ETBE) Market Report 2014:...

2014-04-30 08:25:35

15th annual State of the Air 2014 report shows progress; challenges as millions live in areas with unhealthy air LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning, the American Lung Association released State of the Air 2014, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and most polluted areas in the country. This year's report shows continued progress in efforts to reduce ozone and particle pollution, and reinforces the importance of the state's...

2014-04-28 23:11:57

Ship & Shore Clean Tech oxidizer is expected to save $100,000 per year in natural gas usage. In addition, the upfront investment was reduced by $200,000 through receipt of a cash rebate/incentive. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Specialty Tapes is an innovative manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive tapes for a wide variety of assembly, bonding, mounting, sealing, and protection applications. Founded in 1977, they specialize in high performance adhesive solutions, coated on a variety of...

Two Breath Compounds May Be Associated With Larynx Cancer
2014-04-28 04:00:54

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the Alcorcón Hospital (Madrid) have compared the volatile substances exhaled by eleven people with cancer of larynx, with those of another twenty healthy people. The results show that the concentrations of certain molecules, mainly ethanol and 2-butanone, are higher in individuals with carcinoma, therefore they act as potential markers of the disease. Human breath contains thousands...

2014-04-16 04:20:40

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rw7dl6/methyl_tertiary) has announced the addition of the "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rw7dl6/methyl_tertiary ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Methyl tertiary butyl ether...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.