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2014-02-05 12:22:25

DUBLIN, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nv43dn/oxylene_ox) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International O-xylene (OX) Market - Forecast up to 2017" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "Concise Analysis of the International O-xylene (OX) Market - Forecast up to 2017", is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the...

Genetic Makeup Determines Parkinson's Risk From Pesticide Use
2014-02-05 09:34:22

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online In the past, studies have shown that pesticides can cause an increased risk for the development of Parkinson’s disease. Recently, UCLA researchers have discovered that amount of risk varies with a person’s individual genetic makeup. People with a specific genetic variant and are living in extreme pesticide-exposed areas have an increased likelihood of developing the disease by two- to six-fold. Previously, the UCLA team found...

2014-02-05 08:34:55

SCARBOROUGH, Ontario, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast Circuits Inc., a manufacturer of PCB prototypes, announced today that it is rolling out a PCB fabrication and assembly service that will allow PCB designers to place an order at www.7pcbmanufacturing.com with Fast Circuits and simultaneously order PCB assembly services from Asian Circuits. Fast Circuits now has the capability for providing to clients either quick turn or full-featured production quantity runs due to its...

2014-01-30 12:24:03

DUBLIN, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzdwcv/green_solvents) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Green Solvents & Bio Solvents Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzdwcv/green_solvents ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The demand for non toxic and biodegradable green...

2014-01-29 23:30:38

During National Radon Action Month, Grinnell Mutual encourages Midwesterners to test their homes and business for the second leading cause of lung cancer, radon. Grinnell, IA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 During National Radon Action Month, Grinnell Mutual encourages Midwesterners to test their homes and business for the second leading cause of lung cancer, radon. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is responsible for more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths per year....

2014-01-24 23:01:08

Richard Schulte to Lead Prosecution of Individual Imprelis Damage Claims Filed by Property Owners Seeking Compensation from DuPont for the Damage Allegedly Done by Imprelis Herbicide. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing property owners in Imprelis damage claims, is pleased to announce that Richard W. Schulte, a partner with the Firm, has been named Lead Counsel for Individual Plaintiffs in the federal Imprelis litigation...

2014-01-22 16:21:47

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v4j65n/benzene_2013) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Benzene Market - Outlook and Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v4j65n/benzene_2013 ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Using a wide range of primary and secondary sources, we combined,...

2014-01-22 12:21:22

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WRScompass, a leading provider of environmental remediation, civil construction and, technical services today announced the opening of its new regional office in Houston, Texas to meet the increasing demand of its long standing clients in the oil & gas, petrochemical and energy industries as well as Federal and State Agencies. This new office comes only 5 years after the Company opened its Austin, Texas office and marks the continued...

2014-01-20 23:23:54

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 75,518 new articles on herbicide application. As a comprehensive publisher of agricultural articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers use of substances used to destroy unwanted weed vegetation in cultivated crops. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 75,518 references and abstracts on application of herbicides. The site's Research Category extensively covers this...

2014-01-20 23:03:24

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Xylene Industry Outlook in Asia Pacific & North America to 2017 – Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants” to its store. It provides capacity growth and presents installed capacity by key feedstock, process and technology. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Xylene Industry Outlook in Asia Pacific & North America to 2017 Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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