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HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Saturday, June 19, in the Liberty/Clairton, Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley/Berks and Philadelphia regions. The air quality forecast predicts Saturday will be code ORANGE for particulate matter in the Liberty-Clairton region, and code ORANGE for ozone in the Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley/Berks and...
Australian scientists have developed a groundbreaking treatment to clean up the highly toxic and persistent foam chemicals used worldwide to fight thousands of fires.
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Friday, June 4, in the Berks/Lehigh Valley, Susquehanna Valley and Philadelphia regions.
More than half of all the people living in the United States currently live in areas where pollution can make the air dangerous to inhale.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association's annual State of the Air Report released today gives South Dakota fairly good grades for outdoor air quality.
A new study identifies cattle feed as a possible culprit in the long-standing mystery of why Californiaâ€™s San Joaquin Valley â€” a moderately-populated agricultural region â€” has higher levels of ozone (one of the main ingredients in smog) than many densely-populated cities.
Mobil Oil Guam and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands agree to pay fine for air pollution violations WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two subsidiaries of Exxon Mobil Corporation - Mobil Oil Guam Inc. and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc.
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today introduced two new surfactants for the architectural coatings market that are alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE)-free and specially targeted for zero VOC coating formulations.
Surface ozone levels in the south west of the Iberian Peninsula usually exceed the protection threshold established by EU regulations for people and plants in spring and summer, according to data gathered between 2000 and 2005 by four measuring stations in Huelva, one of them next to the DoÃ±ana National Park.
LONDON, April 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- World Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) consumption is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 1.9% during 2010-2014. Most of that growth will come from Asia Pacific.
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