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2012-04-27 11:26:00

Levels of copper, cadmium, lead and other metals in Southern California's coastal waters have plummeted over the past four decades.

2012-04-27 00:10:25

Levels of copper, cadmium, lead and other metals in Southern California's coastal waters have plummeted over the past four decades.

2012-03-29 08:50:49

In a recent study published by the Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, the Rice research group of environmental engineer Daniel Cohan looked at state implementation plans (SIPs) mandated by the United States Clean Air Act.

2012-03-06 22:59:51

The costs to switch to numeric criteria for limiting nutrient pollutants in Florida waters are expected to exceed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates, says a new National Research Council report.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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