Latest Polychlorinated biphenyl Stories

2009-06-01 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-six companies allegedly responsible for hazardous contamination of soil and groundwater at the Breslube-Penn Superfund Site in Coraopolis, Pa., have agreed to cleanup up the site, the Justice Department and U.S.

2009-05-20 14:00:56

The most extensive study of pollutants in marine mammals’ brains reveals that these animals are exposed to a hazardous cocktail of pesticides such as DDTs and PCBs, as well as emerging contaminants such as brominated flame retardants.

2009-04-27 11:14:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily exposure to toxins in the products we use for lifestyle convenience, such as plastics, adhesives, and insecticides, are creating a toxic load on our bodies contributing to chronic illnesses, mood disorders, allergies, and asthma.

2009-04-22 11:36:00

ATLANTA, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: PESI) today announced the receipt of 940 gallons of radioactive Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) liquids from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant located in Kevil, KY.

2009-04-15 09:21:40

Three recent studies suggest polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, may alter the development of brain cells. They linked exposure of PCBs, chemicals found in the environment and sometimes in fish, to neurodevelopmental problems in children.

2009-04-14 11:29:18

Findings could explain relationship between PCB exposure, neurodevelopmental disorders in children.

2009-03-11 11:54:00

ATLANTA, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc.

2009-01-16 20:50:04


Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.