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2013-09-27 23:27:02

RTP Company has introduced a new series of flame retardant products for use in applications installed in air-handling spaces that need to meet Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL) 2043 standard for heat and smoke release. Winona, MN (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Global custom-engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a new series of flame retardant products for use in applications installed in air-handling spaces that need to meet Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL) 2043...

2013-09-26 23:23:23

Campaign Emphasizes “Children Are Smoke-Free Zones” Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Evolve Communications, working with a coalition of Colorado county public health departments, has recently launched a secondhand smoke campaign that stresses children are “smoke-free zones.” “Our core messages that children are smoke free zones’ and ‘where you smoke matters’ are designed to cut through the myths surrounding secondhand smoke,” says Anne Smith, principal at Evolve...

2013-09-20 23:18:23

A New Mexico InventHelp Client has invented the Gaming Video Smoke Eliminator, which is being submitted to companies for review. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 While playing video games in public, I was confronted by a person that was blowing his second hand smoke in my face, and neither of us wanted to move to a different video game machine because we were both winning our respective games," said an inventor and gaming enthusiast from Santa Fe, N.M. "He gave me the finger when...

2013-09-16 23:24:35

The devastating fire that claimed the boardwalk at Seaside Heights, NJ has shocked residents and regular vacationers as their beloved landmark now lays in ash at the Jersey Shore. SI Restoration, a proud member of the New Jersey community, offers a detailed visual guide containing invaluable fire damage tips for residents looking for answers and advice. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Over thirty local businesses have been deduced to ash and soot after a six alarm blaze...

2013-09-10 12:29:24

Campaign Emphasizes "Children Are Smoke-Free Zones" DENVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Supported by Amendment 35 funds, a coalition of Colorado counties is launching the "I Am A Smoke-Free Zone" secondhand smoke campaign this week. The campaign stresses that children are "smoke-free zones." "It's well established and understood that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke," says Dr. Bill Burman, director of Denver Public Health. "Exposure to children causes more severe...

2013-09-09 23:21:11

Local 17 members working at the Chelan-Douglas Health District are ready to minimize the health impacts of wildfires during the peak of Washington wildfire season. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The wildfires that struck central Washington last September were severe both in terms of the damage they inflicted on the environment, and the prolonged duration of unhealthy air conditions. But thanks to Local 17 members at the Chelan-Douglas Health District (CDHD), the harm to the...

2013-08-30 23:19:06

Fire Damage is one of the most devastating and deadly disasters a property owner could face. With over twenty years of experience servicing their community with safe and efficient fire damage remediation, SI Restoration offers some valuable tips to home and business owners who find themselves plagued by fire, smoke, and soot. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 When a fire ignites in a home or business, panic and fear overtake property owners and inhabitants. Prized...

2013-08-28 23:29:16

Hundreds of fire related emergencies are reported nationwide each year at college, university, dormitories, fraternity and sorority houses. It's important that staff and faculty understand fire risk and prevention measures that could save a life. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 A campus is a good setting to obtain information and knowledge of what to do in a fire. In campus-related fires, smoking is one of the most common factors in fatal fires, which can cause millions of...

California’s Massive Rim Fire Dissected By NASA's 'Eyes'
2013-08-28 07:25:40

NASA The Rim Fire burning in and near Yosemite National Park in California continues to grow and move its way up in the record books. As of Aug. 27, CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) reports that the fire, which started Aug. 17, had consumed nearly 180,000 acres, making it the seventh largest wildfire in California’s recorded history. The fire is one of 10 active major wildfires burning across California as of Aug. 27. New satellite images from NASA’s...

2013-08-27 23:23:03

This 75 ohm VHF leaky feeder cable with a Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) jacket provides personnel in mines and tunnels with increased safety in the event of a fire. Aurora, Illinois (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 AIR802 is pleased to announce CA610LF75, a new leaky feeder coaxial cable for 150 MHz VHF systems. This type of cable is widely utilized by mines worldwide in addition to use in tunnels, metro stations and in-building wireless systems. Our latest cable supports up to 450 MHz systems....


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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