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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....

2013-08-13 23:17:53

Evolve® Bunker Gear Laundry Becomes the First All-Natural Cleaning Solution Available to the Firefighting Industry, Outperforming Chemical Cleaners in Removing Soot, Toxins and Smoke Odors Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s no secret that firefighters are exposed to numerous and dangerous toxins and intense smoke in the line of duty, creating toxic daily cleaning tasks for trucks, equipment and the safety bunker gear they wear. Today, Agaia Inc. is igniting the...

2013-08-07 23:21:29

InventHelp®, America’s Leading Inventor Service Company, attempts to submit an invention, Duel Co & Smoke Detector, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 "I thought that there had to be a better way to protect a building's occupants from smoke and carbon monoxide, which is what led me to invent this system," said an inventor from North Chicago, Ill. He developed the DUEL CO & SMOKE DETECTOR to automatically detect smoke and carbon...

2013-08-07 23:01:52

American Lung Association in Indiana: Smokefree restaurant and bar laws are good for health, and a new study published in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease reports that an Indiana smokefree law would not harm the restaurant and bar industry. This finding is based on an analysis of data from local jurisdictions in nine states, including Indiana. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Smokefree restaurant and bar laws are good for health, and a new study published in the...

2013-08-01 23:21:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit an invention, Gaming Video Smoke Eliminator, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 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...


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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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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