Latest Sulfuric acid Stories

2008-10-12 12:00:11

PETROLIA, Pa. (AP) -- A corrosive liquid overflowed from a tank at a chemical plant in western Pennsylvania on Saturday, evaporating into a toxic cloud that snaked along the ground and forced about 2,500 to flee. At least three residents were believed to be injured. A material called oleum, similar to sulfuric acid, leaked from a tank at the Indspec Chemical Corp. plant in Petrolia, said plant manager Dave Dorko. Authorities were concerned about the potential for respiratory damage and...

2008-10-01 15:00:35

LA OROYA, Peru, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Doe Run Peru has inaugurated a $50 million plant to treat sulfur dioxide emissions from the lead circuit of its La Oroya metallurgical complex. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081001/LAW091) The plant, which was inaugurated Tuesday after a 15-month construction process, is considered central to further reducing emissions in La Oroya and is expected to significantly lower the levels of sulfur dioxide in the air of the mountain...

2008-09-30 09:00:42

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2008) - Peter Mordaunt, CEO and Chairman of Stingray Copper Inc. ("Stingray") (TSX:SRY)(TSX:SRY.WT) provides an update on the El Pilar metallurgical test work program that is being conducted by Metcon Research Inc. ("Metcon") at their laboratory facilities in Tucson, Arizona. The program is a follow up and continuation of the metallurgical test program that had been completed by Noranda Mexico/Falconbridge ("Normex") with much of Normex's column...

2008-09-27 12:00:40

MAGNA -- Hazardous materials crews from the Unified Fire Authority along with officials from the Utah Department of Transportation and Salt Lake Valley Health Department are trying to figure out how a batch of sulfuric acid ended up on the side of a state road Friday. A little after 8 a.m., fire crews responded to a 911 call of a possible field fire right off the onramp from state Route 202 to I- 80 near Saltair. The first responding crews saw a plume of smoke but immediately recognized...

2008-07-24 18:00:47

By Jessica Heffner, Middletown Journal, Ohio Jul. 23--MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- The Ohio EPA will hold a public information and hearing session regarding the air permit for the proposed coke plant to be built in Middletown. The session will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Dave Finkelman Auditorium on the Miami University Middletown campus, 4200 E. University Blvd. Agency representatives will answer audience questions about the proposed $340 million plant to be built on a 157-acre...

2008-07-15 03:00:34

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/0f5783/china_potassium_su) has announced the addition of the "China Potassium Sulfate Market Study Research Report" report to their offering. This special report will estimate and analyse the China potassium sulfate market in 2007-2008. On the basis of data and information provided by State Statistics, State Customs, China Chemical Information Center and fertilizer-related associations, combined with market survey from...

2007-11-19 07:25:00

There could be life on Jupiter's moon, Europa. The qualities thought necessary for life to arise are liquid water, an energy source, and certain biogenic elements such as carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus, and Europa likely has all of these in abundance. The moon's icy shell is scarred with a crazy-quilt pattern of cracks and grooves, and beneath that outer layer of ice hides a global ocean. What sort of life may be swimming there? Answering that question partly depends on the flavor of the...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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