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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...

2014-07-02 16:21:32

DALLAS, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Chlorinated Paraffins Industry provides data and information on North American, Europe and Asia etc, and major countries including United States, Germany, Japan and China etc. Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Chlorinated paraffin Industry, 2009-2019 explores global and China's top manufacturers of Chlorinated paraffin listing their product specification, capacity, Production value, market...

2014-07-01 23:04:34

Agricultural Adjuvants in Herbicides market can be segmented by Companies, Geographies, MacroIndicators and Endusers. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/applications/agricultural-adjuvants-in-herbicides-5854519597.html (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The global adjuvants market for herbicides was valued at $1067.7 million in 2012, and is expected to reach $1462.2 million by 2018. Herbicide adjuvants are chemical formulations that lower the surface tension of water in the spray mixture, increase...

2014-06-29 23:01:08

In the recent years, the Asia Pacific region has showed high growth rates and became the leaders in IPA consumption. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-isopropanol-2821029337.html (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The main use for isopropanol (IPA) is in solvents with outlets in cosmetics and personal care products, de-icers, paints and resins, pharmaceuticals, food, inks and adhesives. A pharmaceutical grade of IPA allows its use in the preparation of a number of pharmaceutical...

2014-06-28 13:20:53

Arizona State University Chlorinated chemicals perform a host of societally useful functions, but they also have a dark side. Once their use life has ended, such agents often become environmental contaminants, sometimes resistant to bioremediation. In a series of new studies, Anca Delgado, a researcher at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, examines unique groups of microorganisms, capable of converting hazardous chlorinated chemicals like trichloroetheene (or TCE) into...

2014-06-26 23:06:53

The bill involves issues surrounding groundwater contamination statutes, which may impact two groundwater lawsuits over Camp Lejeune and CTS Corporation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by toxic substances is commenting on Senate Bill 574, which was just signed into law by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. The law may revitalize two key water contamination lawsuits in federal...

2014-06-26 23:02:46

The demand for Dazomet and other pesticides and fungicides will be on the increasing side, driven by tremendous revolution and advances in the agriculture and horticulture sector. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/dazomet-reports-3025757234.html (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Along with the various evident benefits, advancement in the horticulture sector has also brought about many negative effects, including the occurrence of soil-borne diseases and pests. The use of an...

2014-06-25 23:02:05

Alliance Formed for the Commercialization of BioJet Technology to Solve the Challenges of Environmental Remediation in Low-Permeability Contaminated Soils Hanover, MD (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc. (HBI) announces the formation of a strategic alliance with EOS Remediation, LLC (EOS, Raleigh, NC) and Chemical Grouting Co., Ltd. (CG Co., Tokyo, Japan) for the commercialization of the BioJet™ technology. BioJet technology provides a solution for one of the most difficult...

2014-06-24 20:20:47

VANCOUVER, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - We are pleased to announce that an event to celebrate the launch of Radon Guard was held at the National Research Council of Canada (NRCC) in Ottawa on June 17th, 2014. The event was attended by senior NRCC and Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) staff, together with members of parliament and industry representatives. Radon Guard is a new, patent pending, structural under-slab ventilation panel system that allows for soil gas removal,...

2014-06-23 08:22:54

HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) introduced its Xylene replacement products, including its FC-PRO-XR product line, at the Independent Petroleum Association of America Mid-Year Meeting in Colorado Spring. "Quite simply, if - as an industry - we are serious about becoming better environmental stewards, there is no better place to start than with chemicals that have environmentally friendly substitutes that provide the same or better...


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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