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2014-04-28 23:11:57

Ship & Shore Clean Tech oxidizer is expected to save $100,000 per year in natural gas usage.

2014-04-28 12:24:47

DEP Announces Start of 2014 Ozone Forecasting Season HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a proclamation recognizing April 28 through

2014-04-24 23:00:20

MarketReportsChina.com adds “Research and Forecast of Contaminated Soil Remediation Industry in China, 2014-2018” report to its research database. Dallas,

2014-04-24 12:24:37

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market and Industrial DeNOx Systems & Services Market by Type (SCR & SNCR), by Application (Utilities & Industries), by

2014-04-24 12:23:55

Cummins Power Generation is first manufacturer to receive EPA Tier 4 Final certification for high-horsepower generator sets MINNEAPOLIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cummins Power

2014-04-24 12:10:08

Burning coal for domestic heating may contribute to early fetal death according to a new study by experts from The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – the coldest capital city in the world.

2014-04-23 16:25:20

DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Industrial Flue Gas Treatment Systems & Services Market by Pollutant Control System (FGD, DeNOx, Particulate Control,

2014-04-22 23:04:45

Although the industry is dominated by the public sector, partnerships between municipal governments and private companies have become increasingly common over the past five years.

2014-04-22 16:30:20

DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Industrial DeNOx Systems & Services Market by Type (SCR & SNCR), by Application (Utilities & Industries),

2014-04-21 23:04:05

From Headworks Screens to Solids Disposal, System Provides Ease of Maintenance and Reliability Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Parkson is


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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