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2014-07-23 23:08:43

Patricia Bragg, of Bragg Live Foods Explains Benefits of Organic and Natural Foods to Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 “I believe that 70% of farms in the United States are toxic," says Patricia Bragg, longtime spokesperson for Bragg Live Foods, whose products are sold in nearly all health food stores worldwide. Bragg expressed this opinion on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show of July 21, 2014. The heath food...

2014-07-23 12:24:46

Environmental Group Applauds Agency for Rejecting Emergency Propazine Use, Warns Agency of Foreseeable Dangers of Toxic Treadmill Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied an emergency application to use a hazardous pesticide on 3 million acres of Texas cotton fields, after groups representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests urged the agency to reject the request based on...

2014-07-21 08:24:35

DUBLIN, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4bw2f/benzene_market) has announced the addition of the "Benzene Market & Its Derivatives (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Alkylbenzene) Market by Application & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The benzene market, along with its various derivatives, has witnessed a...

2014-07-19 23:00:49

This report provides deep dive competitive landscape covering the top players such as LyondellBasell Industries, Shell Nederland Chemie BV, BASF SE and NizhnekamskNeftekhim Inc. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/ethylbenzene-reports-6888529319.html (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Ethylbenzene, also known as phenyl-ethane, is widely used as an intermediate for the production of styrene monomer. It is also used in the manufacturing of acetophenone, diethylbenzene, and...

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2014-07-12 05:26:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An in-depth comparison of the nutritional quality and safety of food production methods has revealed that organic crops contain more antioxidants, as well as fewer and less frequent pesticide-related residue. Lead investigator Carlo Leifert, a professor at the Newcastle University School of Agriculture in the UK, and an international team of colleagues examined 343 peer-reviewed publications that compared the nutritional quality...

2014-07-11 16:24:06

Study reinforces what millions of consumers already know: organic makes a difference WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major new study from the United Kingdom finds conclusive evidence that organic crops, and the food made from them, are nutritionally superior to their conventional counterparts, corrects many of the shortcomings of earlier studies and should put to rest any doubts about the benefits of organic, said the lead scientist of The Organic Center in...

2014-07-09 23:02:22

The Weed Science Society of America has announced that it will participate in the upcoming annual meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Society in Savannah, GA from July 13-16. The meeting will draw scientists, educators, and public officials from all over the country to discuss invasive aquatic plants and effective management techniques. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Today the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) announced it will participate in the upcoming annual meeting...

2014-07-07 16:21:17

Selection of Provectus Environmental Products, Inc. Sets a Higher Standard in Applied Soil and Groundwater Remediation. Provides Environmental Consulting and Engineering Professionals with Advanced Chemistries for Thousands of Contaminated Locations Worldwide PHILADELPHIA and CHICAGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET), an established leader in the optimization and maximization of commercially available remedial products, announced today that it has...

2014-07-03 16:21:00

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to 2019", defines and segments the Seed Treatment Market with analysis and projection of the market size for both, synthetic as well as bio-based seed treatments. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-07-02 16:21:35

Beyond Pesticides Asks EPA to Reject Emergency Request, Citing Hazards and Failed GMO Crop System WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A public interest group, representing environmental, public health, and organic farm interests, has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) to deny an emergency request by Texas cotton growers to use a controversial pesticide on genetically engineered (GE) cotton to control weeds that are now resistant to the chemical they have...


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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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