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2015-02-24 23:14:51

News that a vast yellow dust cloud shrouding the Korean capital Seoul has prompted health warnings to stay indoors has spurred air purification specialist Blueair to also warn that the impact

2015-02-24 23:01:42

Zeiter's Septics is offering a raffle in March 2015 for a complimentary septic tank cleaning.

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2015-02-25 07:59:08

Air pollution is devastating, and a recent study shows that millions of people in India live under a cloud of toxic smoke.

2015-02-20 08:29:37

DALLAS, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Sludge Treatment Chemicals Market by Type (Flocculants, Coagulants, Disinfectants, Others), Application (Oil &

2015-02-18 23:02:09

Engineering and environmental consulting firms alike often find themselves relying on environmental services contractors to execute specific types of environmental work ranging from site remediation

2015-02-18 08:36:23

DALLAS, February 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Global Smart Waste Market 2015 - 2019 research report available with SandlerResearch.org, reducing the cost of

2015-02-17 23:05:41

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on environmental remediation technologies that it has been quite successful

2015-02-17 08:20:53

DUBLIN, Feb .17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scnxwn/emission_control)

2015-02-09 23:07:06

Blueair, the leading global manufacturer of premium indoor air purifier technologies, is supplying 1,850 units of its mid-range 503 units to the U.S. embassy in New Delhi, the Indian capital.

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2015-02-06 00:00:00

Researchers at Harvard University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently developed a novel emissions-scrubbing system that is less power hungry and uses more environmentally-friendly components.


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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