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2015-04-17 08:22:23

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company") is a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm

2015-04-14 12:24:47

LONDON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for hazardous waste management reached $23.8 billion in 2013 and nearly $25.9 billion in 2014.

2015-04-08 08:22:40

MUMBAI, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Development Forecast of China's Desulfurization and Denitrification Industry, 2015-2020, mainly analyzes the status quo

2015-04-07 12:32:34

DALLAS, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global air quality monitoring equipment market research provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges,

2015-04-07 08:22:45

BANGKOK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently honored Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd (MHPS) with the 2015 Frost & Sullivan Southeast Asia Air Quality Control

2015-04-04 23:01:24

Mark Brazee and Michael Carney will be presenting on The Treatment of Processing Water at the event. ROCHESTER HILLS, MI (PRWEB) April 04, 2015 The Federation

2015-04-01 08:23:20

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc.

2015-03-31 23:08:08

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on air pollution control equipment, with the industrial sector significantly


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Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Water Pollution
2013-03-25 12:43:15

Water pollution is the contamination of bodies of water including rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers and groundwater. Water pollution is when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly into a body of water without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the plants and organisms that reside in these bodies of water. In almost all of the cases the effect is damaging not only to individual species and populations, but to the natural biological communities as...

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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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2009-07-06 17:01:44

Arctic haze is a phenomenon that occurs in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to air pollution. What distinguishes Arctic haze from haze found elsewhere, is the ability of its chemical ingredients to endure in the atmosphere for a longer period of time compared to other pollutants. Due to limited snowfall, rain, or turbulent air to displace pollutants from the polar air in the spring, Arctic haze can continue for more than a month in the northern atmosphere. Arctic haze was...

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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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