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2014-04-07 04:20:32

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nr396/china_hazardous) has announced the addition of the "China Hazardous Waste Disposal Industry Report - Forecasts to 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nr396/china_hazardous ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China is a big producer of industrial hazardous waste. With the issuance of...

2014-04-04 23:25:58

ENRG-X of New Jersey, a pioneer of non-polluting waste remediation systems has teamed up with Sigur Capital to develop a revolutionary, smoke and toxic gas free waste recycling energy creating system in New Jersey. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Enrg - X announces that it has appointed Sigur Capital SPC as the investment advisory firm responsible as being the lead Manager for their entry OTCBB Market Listing in the U.S. Through this Independent Public Offering (IPO) the company is intent on...

2014-04-04 12:28:25

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/llffh8/nanocoatings ) has announced the addition of the "Nanocoatings Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Nanocoatings are materials which are manufactured by shrinking raw materials at the molecular level to form a denser product. Nanocoatings are preferred...

2014-04-03 16:20:44

National Waste & Recycling Association encourages considering options for tossing household waste WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spring has finally arrived after a challenging winter, and for many Americans that means beginning the annual rite of Spring Cleaning. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/DC96560-INFO Nearly three-quarters of all Americans tackle Spring Cleaning annually, according to the American Cleaning Institute, and some of the clutter is...

2014-04-03 04:20:33

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AdBlue consumption in Europe is set to treble to over 6 billion litres in 2025 from just over 2 billion litres in 2013. This is according to a Base Case forecast prepared by Integer Research as part of its new European Diesel Emissions Control & AdBlue Market Study. The forecast aggregates consumption from the on-road heavy, medium and light-duty vehicles and passenger cars segments as well as the non-road mobile machinery...

2014-04-02 23:32:27

Partnership with McDonald's business owner has developed into commercial success for NH septic service company. Bedford, NH (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 About 20 years ago, McDonald’s business owner Emile Haddad needed his residential septic tank pumped, so he reached out to Felix Septic Service. What began as a routine service call has now evolved into much bigger things for New Hampshire’s longtime septic service leader. Felix owner Mark Thompson, who acquired the company over 25...

2014-04-02 23:29:29

Graphic Products, the global leader in workplace labeling and signage, has added a free Hazardous Waste Management Guide to its growing library of workplace safety resources. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 With hundreds of standards, regulations, and laws addressing everything from treatment to transportation to storage and disposal,hazardous waste management is a complex topic. The guide answers critical questions about what is hazardous waste. It also identifies special types of...

2014-04-02 08:23:42

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qq54kk/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qq54kk/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global And Chinese Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Report 2014 is a...

2014-04-01 12:54:16

Consuming foods grown in urban gardens may offer a variety of health benefits, but a lack of knowledge about the soil used for planting, could pose a health threat for both consumers and gardeners. In a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF), researchers identified a range of factors and challenges related to the perceived risk of soil contamination among urban community gardeners and found a need for clear and concise information on how best to prevent and manage...

2014-03-31 09:45:55

Members of the Cell Biology in Environmental Toxicology group have discovered evidence of "feminization" of male fish in the estuaries of Gernika, Arriluze, Santurtzi, Plentzia, Ondarroa, Deba and Pasaia. The first cases (2007-2008) were detected in Urdaibai, and the most recent data confirm that they are also taking place in other estuaries. Pollutants acting as oestrogens are responsible for this phenomenon which, among other changes, is causing ovocytes —immature ova— to appear in male...


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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