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2015-03-24 11:53:20

According to new research just presented at the 249th national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Denver, there are enough gold particles in solid human waste that it would be profitable to mine municipal sewage facilities.

2015-03-20 12:24:14

Cleanup at Lake Merced MARTINEZ, Calif., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Engineering/Remediation Resources Group Inc.

2015-03-20 12:23:49

BEIJING, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the issue of environmental protection has sparked heated discussions and reflection.

2015-03-20 08:22:21

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

2015-03-18 20:22:20

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for air pollution control equipment reached nearly $56.6 billion and $61 billion in 2013 and 2014,

2015-03-16 12:20:53

FAREHAM, United Kingdom, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Stepper of LHP Software in Columbus, Indiana has received the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) InterRegs Standards &

2015-03-15 23:00:47

Zeiter’s Septics Unlimited is looking forward to this Spring with the temperatures increasing & the snow melting.

2015-03-13 12:23:11

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Global Waste Heat Recovery Market 2015-2019" an industry research report to its store. The report is 76 pages and has 30 List of Exhibits.

2015-03-11 23:05:53

The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) will travel over 40,000 nautical miles with 11 scientific stopovers and 9 outreach stops in 13 countries within 300 days.

2015-03-09 16:20:33

LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "China's Haze: Under the Dome", a documentary on Chinese Smog (Wu Mai), swept Chinese social media on February 27, receiving over 80 million views.


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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quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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