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2014-10-06 23:06:00

Patented Product Attributed to Reducing Pig Manure Stench by 75 Percent McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 DryLet a biotechnology company providing

2014-10-03 23:02:47

The global nitrogen oxide control systems market report defines and segments the market with analysis and forecast of revenue.

2014-10-02 04:21:40

DALLAS, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Particulate Respirators Industry is a 150 pages market intelligence study that profiles

2014-10-01 23:06:08

Legislative Trends Continue To Enforce Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Landfills Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2014

2014-10-01 23:01:30

EnviroForensics, a leading environmental consulting and remediation firm, announces the launch of a consumer-friendly, comprehensive

2014-09-29 23:07:40

MarketsandMarkets report defines and segments the Asia-Pacific air quality control systems market along with, an in depth analysis and revenue projections.(

2014-09-29 23:07:30

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Polyacrylamide Market (Non-ionic, Cationic, Anionic, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and

2014-09-29 12:22:17

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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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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'