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2014-09-17 16:22:31

Company utilizes environmentally friendly propellant technology for new zinc oxide aerosol spray products. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House convened a group of public and private industry leaders yesterday to discuss ways to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). As the only invited company to represent a consumer brand, Mission Pharmacal Company participated in the White House Industry Leadership Roundtable discussion to share information on the...

2014-09-16 12:21:09

Expanded capacity to produce new low-global-warming materials driving reductions, with support from proposed regulations; announcement made at White House event MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will increase production of its low-global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerants, insulation materials, aerosols and solvents, and, prior to 2020, will drive a 50 percent reduction in its annual production of high-GWP...

2014-09-15 12:22:33

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective October 1, 2014, or as contracts permit, Air Products (NYSE: APD) will increase product pricing and monthly service charges for merchant customers in North America. The pricing adjustments include increases of: -- Up to 15% for liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, liquid and bulk hydrogen, helium and bulk carbon monoxide -- Up to 20% for liquid carbon dioxide -- Up to 25% for liquid argon Some price adjustments...

2014-09-11 20:20:53

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solis Capital Partners (Solis), a lower middle-market private equity firm, today announced that it has made an equity investment in LEHR LLC. (LEHR), an award winning provider of innovative and environmentally friendly propane-powered products and tools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130724/LA51853LOGO Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, LEHR currently produces a line of propane-powered outboard...

bacteria for propane
2014-09-03 08:49:35

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is one tough little bug living happily in your gut that is both friend and foe in equal measure and if one group of researchers are right it could be a surprise new source of energy. Escherichia coli, better known as E.coli, is a type of bacteria that loves the environment of the human stomach. In the right balance it is thought to aid digestion, but when it gets too frisky – usually as a result of food poisoning – it can...

largest ozone hole over Antarctica
2014-08-21 03:50:52

Steve Cole and Kathryn Hansen, NASA NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide. Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), which was once used in applications such as dry cleaning and as a fire-extinguishing agent, was regulated in 1987 under the Montreal Protocol along with other chlorofluorocarbons that destroy ozone and contribute to the ozone hole over...

2014-08-20 16:21:02

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), which was once used in applications such as dry cleaning and as a fire-extinguishing agent, was regulated in 1987 under the Montreal Protocol along with other...

Plastic that soaks up carbon dioxide
2014-08-12 02:30:35

American Chemical Society A sponge-like plastic that sops up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) might ease our transition away from polluting fossil fuels and toward new energy sources, such as hydrogen. The material — a relative of the plastics used in food containers — could play a role in President Obama’s plan to cut CO2 emissions 30 percent by 2030, and could also be integrated into power plant smokestacks in the future. The report on the material is one of nearly 12,000...

2014-07-31 23:20:09

Product Innovation Ltd (PI) who developed the electronic propane gauge known as the Propane GasGenie brought the topic to the Magazine editor's attention. The results of the investigation will be published in the next edition. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Everyone who grills using propane is familiar with the problem of running out of gas in the middle of cooking. It always seems to happen at the most inconvenient time. Consequently many people search for a solution and then...

2014-07-24 16:23:35

WHIPPANY, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH), a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity, announced today that it has scheduled its Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results Conference Call for Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. Analysts, investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to management's discussion of Fiscal 2014...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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