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Researchers Use Hydrated Lime To Reduce Toxic Selenium Emissions
...tain theselenium, Fan said. There are currently no regulations
regardingselenium disposal. The researchers are al... technology. "It's unclear just how strict the EPA regulations
on seleniumare going to be," Fan said. "Some plants may find iteasier to install a very expensive we...
Ozone 'Chat Room' Provides Real-Time Air-Quality Research
...clarify the understanding of ozone and will affect regulations
on industry and ultimately citizens. People in co...lding. Throughout its existence, EPA came up with regulations
and enforced them with little input from others, least of which those who face the biggest sanctions...
Experts: Public Will Accept Irradiation In Wake Of Meat Recall
...irradiation are used on different foods, and those regulations
may vary from country to country, Pauli says. Mason says all irradiated foods must be labeled with "radura," the international sign for irradiation, and must say that the food has been treated with radiation. So any consumer who's still hesitant to e...
Common Food Dye Can Cause Severe Allergic Reactions
..., therefore, is subject to less stringent labeling regulations
than synthetic food dyes. Baldwin wants more doctors and patients to be aware that the extract may be the cause of unexplained allergic reactions---from mild hives and itchy skin to dangerous anaphylaxis. Only through more awareness, he says, w...
Banning Chemicals To Protect Ozone May Aggravate Global Warming
...swould have survived the ban if the global warming regulations
had been implementedbefore the ones for ozone," Wuebbles said. "With keener awarenessof the more limited options to reduce global warming, the framers of theMontreal Protocol and the U.S. Clean Air Act might have been more cautiousin rejecting chemi...
Research Aims At Nation's First 'Smart' Ground Water Regulations
... and prescribe solutions -- in this case, chemical regulations
for specific areas. Engel, at the request of the O...g to create the nation's first smart environmental regulations
for ground water contamination by agricultural runoff as part of the state's pesticide management pl...
Good Ergonomics Is Good Economics
... the introduction of proposed workplace ergonomics regulations
at both the federal and state (e.g., California) levels, and two Canadian provinces, I have included five examples of documented, highly successful ergonomics intervention programs. AT&T Global. AT&T Global Information Solutions in San Diego, Califo...
Reclaimed Waste Water Can Augment Municipal Drinking-Water Supplies But Concerns Must Be Addressed
... turning toreclaimed waste water. Because regulations
for safe drinking water were not developed with reclaimedwater in mind, they may not be the best standard for testing its quality, thecommittee said. Reclaimed water may contain sources of contamination thatcannot be determined through current testi...
US-Cuban Scientific Collaborations Jeopardized By Travel Restrictions
...report. "Scientificprogress is being undermined by regulations
that are arbitrarily applied thatdeny researchers the opportunity to share knowledge and resources. The right ofscientists to travel is one of the most important ways of furthering thatexchange. We need to find solutions to this problem and remove s...
Anti-TBT Regulations Shift Environmental Burden To Other Countries
...FT ENVIRONMENTAL BURDEN TO OTHER COUNTRIES The TBT regulations
that reflect political boundaries may not provide ...alth risks to gain theeconomic benefits. Anti-TBT regulations
result in $4 billion in added fuelcosts to the shipping industry, Champ adds. Paper ENVR 61 ...
Waste Asphalt Doesn't Pollute Groundwater, UF Researchers Say
...ces. They were also spurred by new federal regulations
calling for reducingtheamount of old asphalt recycled into new roads, likely raising the need foralternative ways to dispose of it, said Allan Brantley, a recentenvironmental engineering sciences graduate. "If I dig a hole and it has water in...
New Office For Technology Development Hopes To Attract New Companies To Dallas
...ents, making certain they comply with therules and regulations
of the UT System Board of Regents and the laws of thestate of Texas. They also generate contracts, begin the patent process andinitiate deals with pharmaceutical companies. The current workload of the staff precluded being available to workp...
Alaska Sea Grant To Convene Ecosystem Considerations In Fisheries Management Conference
...ften lead to after-the-fact adjustments to fishing regulations
without a goodunderstanding of cause and effect. Is it therefore desirable to incorporate ecosystem considerationsinto fishery management advice? It may be argued that objectives for optimal yields are best met by applying harvest ratespecifications,...
Sturgeon, Trout And Telemetry--USGS Research Mixes Science And Technology At American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting
... survival rates are affected by changes in harvest regulations
and that some of these rates are modified by factors such as fish age and sex. Since 1987, wild striped bass have been tagged in a east coast-wide study involving fifteen state and federal agencies. Data from three long-term tagging programs were u...
Commercial Fish: Eat Up, Despite Low Levels Of Mercury
...egulatedbased on their mercury levels, and current regulations
aresufficient to safeguard frequent fish eaters against mercuryexposure, say the investigators. Consumers still should followadvisories about eating fish caught in lakes and rivers, sincethere are hundreds of polluted waterways whose fish are dangero...
University Of Kentucky Professor Teaches First Reproductive Laboratory Science Class In The United States
...cation in this specialty is anticipated to grow as regulations
of ARTlaboratories continue to increase. Baker also developed a compact disk for ART technologists nationwide touse to train on semen analysis. Baker says many of the technologists working inlaboratories have been trained incorrectly to comp...
Teaching Great White Sharks To Link People With Food Is A Recipe For Disaster
...n the Dyer Island channel. ButFerreira doubts that regulations
proposed to control shark tourism will curb theworst excesses. "The authorities will continue to put commercial venturesfirst," he says. Author:Andy York New Scientist magazine, issue 24th October, p.4 PLEASE MENTION NEW SCIENTIST AS THE SOURCE OF ...
SFU Researcher Finds Low Cost Solution To High Auto Emissions
...ry tobecome fully compliant with new environmental regulations
set to take effect inthe U.S. and Canada next year...velopmentlab in Detroit. "For many years pollution regulations
have existed, but thosewere a lot looser, and as the concerns over the quality of the environment gr...
Swedenvironment No. 3 Highlights
...ision For Market Efficiency So far, environmental regulations
have not had any major negative consequences for market efficiency, according to a Swedish study. To reduce the risk of conflicts, taxes and charges are preferable to regulations. Environmental Information Centre Will Assist Financial Markets Inter...
Science-Based Decision Guide May Be Answer To EPA's Controversial Rule
...The 11-society consortium urges the EPAto base its regulations
on the toxicological characteristics of plants, ratherthan the techniques used to develop them. "The EPA's proposed rule sends a signal to the world that the UnitedStates views its own genetically modified plants as hazardous to people or t...
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