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2014-10-10 20:20:38

National Radon Action Week is an important time for homeowners to educate themselves on the dangers of radon.

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2014-10-09 03:00:27

A new study suggests that drops of fuel spilled at gas stations — which occur frequently with fill-ups — could cumulatively be causing long-term environmental damage to soil and groundwater in residential areas in close proximity to the stations.

2014-10-08 23:02:41

The Weed Science Society of America has issued a new fact sheet to uproot common misconceptions about "superweeds".

2014-10-01 23:01:30

EnviroForensics, a leading environmental consulting and remediation firm, announces the launch of a consumer-friendly, comprehensive

2014-09-29 23:13:15

SUPPRESS™ Herbicide EC is registered as a broad spectrum contact herbicide for post-emergent, non-selective weed control for use in all agricultural food and non-food crops. Vista,

2014-09-29 12:22:17

- Focus is on Health Effects from Toxic Compounds in Gasoline WICHITA, Kan., Sept.

2014-09-24 12:23:55

Entries Are Due Oct. 31 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2014-09-15 23:11:44

Today scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) joined with the American Phytopathological Society (APS) and the Entomological Society of America (ESA) to recognize the 50-year

2014-09-15 16:22:53

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global crop protection chemicals market is segmented into all major regions and further, their key countries.

2014-09-15 12:23:01

David Bronner Publishes Article: "Herbicide and Insecticide Use on GMO Crops Skyrocketing while Pro-GMO Media Runs Interference; Former EPA Senior Scientist's New Article Sets Record Straight"


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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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