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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...nal. Neil C. Bruce and colleagues noted that TNT contamination
is a major environmental problem at many World War... remediation, but for cleaning up other sources of contamination
as well. ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEImpact of Transgenic Tobacco on Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Con...
Can hemp help the everglades?
...rved and the effectiveness of cover crops on water contamination
has not been documented. The studies revealed th...s, and high chemical degradation rates limited the contamination
levels. Measurements also showed that cover crops significantly reduced contamination
Report recommends off-site disposal of secondary waste
...ques to enable more exact measurements of possible contamination
to meet off-site shipping criteria and reduce the amount of waste dealt with on-site. Scrap metal from the munitions casings and bulk containers is thermally treated to ensure destruction of any contaminants and stored temporarily on-site before sh...
Study finds contaminated water reaching Florida's offshore keys
...s and injection wells appears to be leading to the contamination
of submarine groundwater even up to six miles offs...ndication that there could be some level of sewage contamination
offshore, she said. It doesnt indicate that people need to change their behavior, but does show that...
Alternative farming cleans up water
...ates are transported to downstream waters. Nitrate contamination
of water can contribute to waters becoming hypoxic...her management practices will help prevent nitrate contamination
of our lakes and rivers....
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
...ncrease scientists ability to monitor seabirds for contamination
with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other persistent organic pollutants (POPs), scientists in Japan are reporting in an article scheduled for the July 15 issue of ACS Environmental Science & Technology , a semi-monthly journal. In the report...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 27/July 3, 2007
...oving ahead with guidelines to control indoor mold contamination
Jellyfish population explosion leads to new u...eria Fireworks displays linked to perchlorate contamination
in lakes Mark Your Calendars: 234th ACS National Meeting, August 19-23, Boston, MA 11th A...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 20, 2007
...acteria Fireworks displays linked to perchlorate contamination
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Wright State scientist receives grant to help clean up polluted American harbors
...ive methods for identifying ecological effects and contamination
in aquatic systems. The unique aspect of our grant is that this project will provide the first-ever instrumentation that closely links contaminant exposures (like mercury, arsenic, pesticides, PCBs) with adverse effects on fish and other aquatic l...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 13, 2007
...eria, and Fireworks displays linked to perchlorate contamination
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Food safety begins as vegetables grow
...e they are growing is crucial in the prevention of contamination
of fresh produce with harmful bacteria such as E. ...t the past decade, and the incidences of vegetable contamination
are increasing in frequency. "We've studied plant pathogens on plants for a long time, but havent st...
Los Alamos National Laboratory making progress in Groundwater Protection Program
...ed a legacy of radioactive waste and environmental contamination
now being addressed by the U.S. Department of Ener...oratory must evaluate and, if necessary, remediate contamination
at LANL by 2015. The laboratory's interim plan for monitoring groundwater generally followed good...
Nitrate in Lake Superior: On the rise
...nitrate from eating fruits and vegetables, nitrate contamination
of drinking water can expose people to harmful levels. Too much nitrate can reduce blood levels of oxygen, which poses a risk to infants and children or adults with lung or cardiovascular disease. Consuming excess nitrate over long periods of time ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 30, 2007
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ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- May 23, 2007
...eria Fireworks displays linked to perchlorate contamination
in lakes An improved fluorescent sensor mater...owing that E. coli and bacteria indicating fecal contamination
can accumulate and grow in beach sand. "These results indicate that E. coli originating from sever...
Resistance genes in our food supply
...at the magnitude of antibiotic-resistant bacterial contamination
in the food chain is tremendous," says Hua. In a...n important role, says Hua. "Antibiotics and the contamination
of the environment is a medical problem, an agricultural problem and a human problem. Everybody pla...
Pointing a finger at the source of fecal bacteria
...so suggest that different tools for tracking fecal contamination
may have varying relevance to the more specific go...and new tools for identifying the sources of fecal contamination
in water and sediment....
Leading the fight against food poisoning
...s a vital breakthrough in the control of bacterial contamination
and associated health risks. The research agreemen...duce the risk to consumers by decreasing bacterial contamination
of meat that is prevalent in poultry processing and is transferred to chicken meat on grocery shelve...
2007 Joint Assembly in Acapulco -- press conference schedule
... to mitigate it, evidence for widespread fungicide contamination
of U.S. streams, and new understanding of radionuclide buildup in acquifers. Participants Ron Fuge: Senior Research Associate, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, U.K.; Avner Vengosh: Associate Profess...
New petroleum-degrading bacteria found at Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles
...he Department of Energy for cleanup of hydrocarbon contamination
in radioactive environments." It was the continual production of bubbles of methane gas that come up through heavy oil overlying the asphalts that clued the researchers to the presence of bacteria in the asphalt. "In the absence of oxygen, methane ...
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