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2014-02-13 16:23:28

DUBLIN, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8p7lc/solvent_market_by) has announced the addition of the "Solvent Market by Type Application & Source - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8p7lc/solvent_market_by ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global solvent market is anticipated to...

2014-02-13 12:27:56

DUBLIN, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkmgmf/ethylbenzene) has announced the addition of the "Ethylbenzene (EB): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Ethylbenzene (EB) 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range of...

New Bedford Harbor Pollution Prompts PCB-Resistance In Atlantic Killifish
2014-02-12 21:27:20

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution For four decades, waste from nearby manufacturing plants flowed into the waters of New Bedford Harbor—an 18,000-acre estuary and busy seaport. The harbor, which is contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and heavy metals, is one of the EPA’s largest Superfund cleanup sites. It’s also the site of an evolutionary puzzle that researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and their colleagues have been working to solve....

Drifting Herbicides Can Cause Unintended Effects
2014-02-11 14:52:42

Penn State Farmers should take extra precautions so drifting herbicides do not create unintended consequences on neighboring fields and farms, according to agricultural researchers. The researchers found a range of effects -- positive, neutral and negative -- when they sprayed the herbicide dicamba on old fields -- ones that are no longer used for cultivation -- and on field edges, according to J. Franklin Egan, research ecologist, USDA-Agricultural Research Service. He said the effects...

2014-02-10 08:25:45

DUBLIN, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/db26wv/methyl_tertiary) has announced the addition of the "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Methyl tertiary butyl ether 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned...

2014-02-07 23:00:20

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global And China Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ethyl silicate Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 The Global And China Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the MTBE industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry,...

2014-02-07 08:21:31

DUBLIN, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x7t943/pxylene_px ) has announced the addition of the "P-xylene (PX): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) P-xylene 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range of primary and...

2014-02-06 20:20:36

DUBLIN, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n9q78v/toluene) has announced the addition of the "Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n9q78v/toluene ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Toluene diisocyanate 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely...

2014-02-06 08:23:39

DUBLIN, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tz798q/toluene_2014) has announced the addition of the "Toluene: 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Toluene 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range of primary and secondary...

2014-02-05 12:22:40

Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Environmental groups have forced Ottawa to review the approval of up to 383 pesticide products containing 23 active ingredients including many with links to cancer and water contamination. After a legal challenge by Equiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, the federal government will examine these pesticide products, which contain...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'