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2013-10-11 23:18:20

Transparency Market Research published new "Solvents Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/solvents-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Solvents Market (Alcohols, Hydrocarbons, Ketones, Esters, Chlorinated and Others) for Paints...

2013-10-11 08:39:52

Rice University lab traps metallic compounds to sniff out signs of hazardous solvents Rice University scientists took a lesson from craftsmen of old to assemble microscopic compounds that warn of the presence of dangerous fumes from solvents. The researchers combined a common mineral, zeolite, with a metallic compound based on rhenium to make an "artificial nose" that can sniff out solvent gases. They found that in the presence of the compound, each gas had a photoluminescent...

2013-10-10 08:29:35

Norwegian company Corentium AS enters the US market with its Corentium Digital Continuous Radon Monitor Model QRI, an innovative battery-powered device that allows a more convenient and efficient detection method for radon in the home. OSLO, Norway, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There are epidemiological evidences that indoor radon exposure is responsible for a substantial number of lung cancers in the general population. In the US alone, more than 20 thousand people die yearly...

2013-10-10 08:22:54

The EPA has estimated that as many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year are caused by radon. Radon is a national problem because elevated radon levels have been discovered in every state. It has been estimated that 1 in 5 homes currently has elevated radon levels. FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Radon Awareness Week Radon Awareness Week publicizes the dangers of radon to Americans. The event provides information about radon. It is a colorless, radioactive gas...

2013-10-09 20:21:26

SWAT Environmental has made Inc. Magazine's 5,000 fastest growing companies list for the second consecutive year. As of 2012 SWAT Environmental has a 208% growth over three years. PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SWAT Environmental makes Inc. Magazine's 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies! As the cases of lung cancer leading to death grow in the United States, cigarette smoking, although still the leading cause, is rapidly being pursued by radon, a deadly gas found in older...

2013-10-09 12:22:17

DUBLIN, October 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qgpw69/asiapacific_crop) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qgpw69/asiapacific_crop ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2013-10-08 23:34:53

Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle, has had its greenhouse grown butter lettuce independently certified as Pesticide Residue Free. Tanimura & Antle is the first to obtain this certification for greenhouse grown lettuce. Salinas, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle, has certified their greenhouse grown butter lettuce as Pesticide Residue Free. Packages will feature a new certification mark alerting shoppers to this unique product...

2013-10-08 08:22:21

The US Geological Survey has found a common insecticide contaminated over 80% of the air samples analyzed; over 60% of the samples were contaminated with another common herbicide. CARMEL, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To get rid of bugs, most people take a dangerous container of chemical filled pesticide and spray the infested area. We try to avoid contact with our body - our family and our food. But by spraying, you're putting toxic chemicals in the air and on just about...

2013-10-07 12:21:26

Event moves to Montgomery County, Includes Tours of Navy Yard, Conshohocken Waterfront Development Sites HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the annual Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference to be held Dec. 9-11 at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel, King of Prussia. The conference, hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania, is the...

2013-10-04 23:02:27

Transparency Market Research published new "Solvents Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/solvents-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Solvents Market (Alcohols, Hydrocarbons, Ketones, Esters, Chlorinated and...


Latest Soil contamination Reference Libraries

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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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