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2009-06-25 14:49:51

The American Chemical Society says Fourth of July fireworks across the United States, as well as July 1 for Canada Day observances, might go green. The ACS says a new generation of green fireworks is quietly making its way toward the sky -- green as in environmentally friendly. Fireworks, flares and other pyrotechnics traditionally have included potassium perchlorate as the oxidizer, a material that provides the oxygen that fireworks need to burn, the society said. However, perchlorate is an...

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2009-06-22 11:40:00

With millions of people in the United States eagerly awaiting those July 4 fireworks displays "” and our Canadian neighbors doing likewise for their July 1 Canada Day celebrations "” here's a prospect for those light shows of the future likely to ignite a smile on Mother Nature's face: A new generation of "green" fireworks is quietly making its way toward the sky.That's "green" as in environmentally friendly.Fireworks, flares and other so-called "pyrotechnics" traditionally have...


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