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2011-10-19 13:04:37

Scientists are reporting that household washing machines seem to be a major source of so-called "microplastic" pollution – bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than the head of a pin – that they now have detected on ocean shorelines worldwide. Their report describing this potentially harmful material appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Mark Browne and colleagues explain that the accumulation of microplastic debris in marine environments has raised...

2011-09-21 14:00:00

Jerome Parnell III will be responsible for AppTech Solutions contract manufacturing, R&D pipeline, and strategic growth. The packaged waste water treatment system represents the next generation in wastewater treatment through the utilization of advanced materials and emerging treatment technologies. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 AppTech Solutions, LLC announced today that it has hired Jerome Parnell III as Chief Executive Officer and President to manage the growing...

2011-08-24 21:29:55

Unfortunately, more than two million miles of the nation's infrastructure of water and wastewater pipelines are underground and nearing the end of their useful life. For state and local water utilities, making accurate predictions of exactly when the pipes might fail are extremely difficult since they are invisible to the human eye in their buried environmental conditions. In an effort to address this potentially serious problem, a national database on technologies to assess the conditions...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin