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2014-03-11 12:22:11

HOUSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has announced the launch of the "2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual". The annual publication provides a comprehensive overview of global supply and demand fundamentals, trade patterns and balances for benzene and key derivatives. The past year has seen record benzene prices amid extreme price volatility owing to the lack of benzene feedstocks. The 2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual places...

2014-03-10 23:25:38

Green Solvents and Bio Solvents market report provides information on market sizes, trends, competitive background, market dynamics, market developments, and winning imperatives - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/green-bio-solvents-market-755.html. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The "Green Solvents & Bio Solvents Market by Types (Lactate Esters, Alcohols, Glycols, Diols, D-Limonene, & Methyl Soyate), Applications (Industrial & Domestic Cleaners, Paints &...

2014-03-04 16:22:27

GUELPH, Ontario, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Patent and Trade Office issued Microbial Reduction of Vinyl Chloride (US Patent 8,647, 824 B2) on February 11, 2014, to Stanford University for the use of the vinyl chloride reductase (vcrA) gene to quantify microorganisms critical in chlorinated solvent bioremediation. SiREM (www.siremlab.com), through an exclusive agreement with Stanford University, is the only licensed provider of vcrA gene testing. Commercial testing for...

2014-03-04 08:25:17

As the leading expert in Thermal Desorption worldwide, new hire Jack Blonquist brings over 23 years of Waste Management experience to Therma-Flite ADDISON, Texas, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Therma-Flite, Inc. announces Jack Blonquist as the Vice President of Oil & Gas. Blonquist brings with him over twenty-three years in the Waste Management Industry as the former Vice President of Operations at DuraTherm, Inc. and Vice President of Operations at OnSite Technology. Blonquist...

2014-03-03 23:02:15

Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand BAC Reports studies on the agrochemicals and pesticides markets in different countries have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that in-demand BAC Reports studies on the agrochemicals and pesticides markets in different countries have been added to its catalogue. Agrochemicals and Pesticides Market in Argentina: Business Report 2014. From 2006 to 2012, the Argentinean agrochemicals...

2014-02-28 12:23:53

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has called for a state investigation of the cleanup of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco for large amounts of soil that may have been dug up in a radioactively impacted parcel without being checked for contamination and then sent off site for possible disposal in landfills unlicensed to take low-level radioactive waste. "We want the state to immediately halt all trucking of this soil until it...

2014-02-27 16:22:52

DUBLIN, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lzprmm/agrochemicals_and) has announced the addition of the "Agrochemicals and Pesticides Market in Iran: Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lzprmm/agrochemicals_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report is a comprehensive research of agrochemicals and pesticides...

2014-02-25 23:28:55

Agrochemicals market research report segments the global market on the basis of product type, their sub-types and geography; forecasting volume and revenue. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/global-agro-chemicals-market-report-132.html) (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The report "Agrochemicals Market by Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides), by Fertilizer Type (Nitrogenous, Potassic, Phosphatic), by Pesticide Type (Organophosphates, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoides, Bio-Pesticides),...

2014-02-25 04:21:19

DUBLIN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8bvhq2/solvents_market) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Solvents Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8bvhq2/solvents_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Organic solvents find wide use in manufacturing industries and all...

Yellow Dyes, Inks And Paints Could Be Dangerous To Your Health
2014-02-24 10:22:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fear may be the last thing on your mind when you see the color yellow. However, a new study from researchers at Rutgers University has found that those yellow items on your office desk, in your dresser or in the linen closet may be hazardous to your health. A group of once common chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were banned in the US and Canada more than 30 years ago, but one form of the chemical – PCB-11 –...


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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