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2014-05-21 23:06:40

The Weed Science Society of America announces plans for a second national summit on the topic of herbicide resistance.

2014-05-19 12:23:52

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents of St. Petersburg, Florida have lost control over the management of hazardous waste from shooting ranges.

2014-05-14 23:15:03

Sponsors of study advocate use of solid carbon block filters to limit exposure to breast cancer chemicals. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A new study

2014-05-14 12:24:34

POINTE-CLAIRE, QC, May 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The mayor of the City of Pointe-Claire, Morris Trudeau, has announced that Québec's Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight

2014-05-13 23:04:35

PeroxyChem, formerly FMC Environmental Solutions, will make its debut at the Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Philadelphia,

2014-05-13 16:23:03

Metals Naturally Occurring Constituents in Healthy Soils LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiom Foods, whose

2014-05-06 23:01:45

Pearl's Premium ultra low maintenance lawn seed announces the latest innovations in organic lawn care. Wayland, MA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Lawns are

2014-05-06 12:23:36

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geosyntec today announced the formation of Savron (www.savronsolutions.com)

2014-05-01 12:24:59

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sd467x/ethylbenzene) has announced the addition of the "Ethylbenzene

2014-05-01 12:24:31

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s82fb4/ethyl_tertiary) has announced the addition of the "Ethyl Tertiary


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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.