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2014-11-22 23:02:23

Using Sunshine Clotheslines Instead of Dryers a Way for Homeowners to Help Parkersburg, IA (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 With more and more people becoming

2014-11-18 12:23:44

DALLAS, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Activated Carbon for Mercury Control Market in flue gas, by application (coal burning, gold mining, cement production,

2014-11-17 23:01:28

POLYSTRONG™ and POLYLAST™ offer corrosion-resistant, sturdy material selections for air and water treatment equipment, with numerous industrial and municipal applications. Forest

2014-11-12 23:15:05

Rolyn is awarded the Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) “Environmental Remediation, Restoration and Repair Services” solicitation.

2014-11-12 08:24:43

Frost & Sullivan expects the market to consolidate as large multinationals venture into new product segments CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov.

2014-11-11 12:28:29

LONDON, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Waste Management in US$ Million.

2014-11-11 12:21:10

DALLAS, November 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report "Emission Control Catalyst Market, By Type (Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium & Others), Application (Automotive,


Latest Pollution Reference Libraries

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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.