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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

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.

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

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,

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

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.

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.

2014-03-28 23:24:21

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Research Report on China Waste Incineration for Power Generation Industry, 2014-2018” to its store. Dallas,

2014-03-25 23:22:38

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds “China Hazardous Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2013-2016” to its store.


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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