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EMSL’s Materials Testing Lab Provides Nanomaterials Analysis
EMSL’s Materials Testing Lab Provides Nanomaterials Analysis
8/16/2017 8:56:45 AM
Nanomaterials are steadily becoming a ubiquitous part of engineering, being used for everyday consumer electronics, advanced therapy drug delivery systems and more.
Man who illegally disposed of radioactive waste added to EPA’s list of Criminal Fugitives
Man who illegally disposed of radioactive waste added to EPA’s list of Criminal Fugitives
8/16/2017 7:13:08 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added James Kenneth Ward to its list of criminal fugitives. Ward, 55, was indicted on April 5, 2017, in federal district court in Montana and escaped custody of local officials during a prison transport in Wyoming in March 2013.
Chernobyl Obsessed Engineer Ventures Into Exclusion Zone To Investigate Cause Of The World’s Largest Nuclear Disaster In Mysteries Of The Abandoned: Chernobyl’s Deadly Secrets Premiering Thursday, August 31 At 9 PM On Science Channel
Chernobyl Obsessed Engineer Ventures Into Exclusion Zone To Investigate Cause Of The World’s Largest Nuclear Disaster In Mysteries Of The Abandoned: Chernobyl’s Deadly Secrets Premiering Thursday, August 31 At 9 PM On Science Channel
8/16/2017 6:35:24 AM
For the past seven years, engineer Philip Grossman’s obsession has been the abandoned landscape that has developed out of the infamous nuclear disaster at Chernobyl.
Maradol Papayas Believed to be the Salmonella Source in Multi-State Outbreak
Maradol Papayas Believed to be the Salmonella Source in Multi-State Outbreak
8/15/2017 2:18:47 PM
Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted information about an outbreak of infections due to  Salmonella.
Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year
Three Dow Innovations Named Finalists for 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards; Dr. Mei Li Finalist for Alpha Innovator of the Year
8/15/2017 10:22:09 AM
Three innovative technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) are finalists for the 2017 ICIS Innovation Awards. In addition, Mei Li, a formulation scientist at Dow AgroSciences, is a finalist for the Alpha Innovator of the Year award in the Environment and Sustainability category.
Case study suggests new approach to urban water supply
Case study suggests new approach to urban water supply
8/15/2017 7:21:47 AM
If you live in the developed world, safe water is usually just a faucet-turn away. And yet, global warming, drought conditions, and population growth in coming decades could change that, ushering in an era of uncertain access to water.
NASA Signs Combined Data Services Agreement for Polar Satellite Program
NASA Signs Combined Data Services Agreement for Polar Satellite Program
8/15/2017 7:07:50 AM
NASA has procured combined data support services under an agreement with the Norwegian Space Centre in Oslo, Norway, for the Joint Polar Satellite System ( JPSS ) program and various cooperative international missions.
Air Conditioners and their Impact on Indoor Air Quality under the Spotlight in Puerto Rico
Air Conditioners and their Impact on Indoor Air Quality under the Spotlight in Puerto Rico
8/14/2017 5:47:16 PM
Earlier this month, Consumer Reports published an article entitled “Could Your Air Conditioner Be Making You Sick?” It discussed the importance air conditioners play in people’s lives while also pointing out that if not properly maintained, air conditioners have the potential to cause health problems for building occupants.
Nissan Institute launches second edition of its Sustainability Report in Brazil
Nissan Institute launches second edition of its Sustainability Report in Brazil
8/14/2017 5:27:17 PM
Nissan Brazil has released the second edition of its Sustainability Report for the 2015/16 biennium. Managed by the Nissan Institute – Nissan’s only social responsibility institute in the world, in partnership with other areas of the company – the publication summarizes Nissan’s progress in social, environmental and economic sustainable development.
Mica provides clue to how water transports minerals
Mica provides clue to how water transports minerals
8/14/2017 3:53:03 PM
In a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with the University of Illinois and Chicago and the University of Delaware, chemists have been able to look at the interface between water and muscovite mica, a flat mineral commonly found in granite, soils and many sediments.
ACD/Labs Collaboration Provides NMR Data to Brazilian Biodiversity Natural Products Database
ACD/Labs Collaboration Provides NMR Data to Brazilian Biodiversity Natural Products Database
8/14/2017 9:00:00 AM
ACD/Labs, an informatics company that develops and commercializes solutions in support of chemical and pharmaceutical R&D, is delighted to announce a collaboration with researchers at the Núcleo de Bioensaios Biossíntese e Ecofisiologia de Produtos Naturais (NuBBE).
Tuberculosis Infections in California Still a Public Health Concern
Tuberculosis Infections in California Still a Public Health Concern
8/14/2017 8:37:05 AM
Earlier this summer, Solano County’s  Daily Republic  published a news article about the impact tuberculosis (TB) continues to have with residents of California.
EPA orders Fairbanks company to close illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well to protect nearby drinking water
EPA orders Fairbanks company to close illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well to protect nearby drinking water
8/14/2017 7:12:23 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently reached an agreement with Stepping Stone Builders, Inc., to close an illegal motor vehicle waste disposal well in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Spike in Cyclospora Infections Reported by Texas Department of State Health Services
Spike in Cyclospora Infections Reported by Texas Department of State Health Services
8/11/2017 8:36:04 AM
In July, a noticeable increase in the number of infections due to  Cyclospora  prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to ask health care providers to be on guard for the illness, pursue testing and report cases to their local health department.
The finalization of a draft declaration of ethical principles in relation to climate change
The finalization of a draft declaration of ethical principles in relation to climate change
8/11/2017 1:34:27 AM
An Intergovernmental meeting responsible for finalizing a draft declaration of ethical principles in relation to climate change was held from the 27 to 30 of July 2017 in Paris.
Extinction Mystery Solved? Fossil Evidence Suggests Humans Played a Role in Monkey’s Demise in Jamaica
Extinction Mystery Solved? Fossil Evidence Suggests Humans Played a Role in Monkey’s Demise in Jamaica
8/10/2017 1:35:52 PM
Radiocarbon dating of a fossilized leg bone from a Jamaican monkey called Xenothrix mcgregori suggests it may be the one of the most recent primate species anywhere in the world to become extinct, and it may solve a long-standing mystery about the cause of its demise.
More than 6,000 Nestlé Employees Make an Impact in 150 Community Service Projects Nationwide
More than 6,000 Nestlé Employees Make an Impact in 150 Community Service Projects Nationwide
8/10/2017 12:45:53 PM
Nestlé in the U.S. today marks #NestléCares, its national day of volunteering that brings together the company’s businesses in 47 states for more than 150 community events nationwide.
EPA Issues Guidance on State Coal Ash Management Permit Programs
EPA Issues Guidance on State Coal Ash Management Permit Programs
8/10/2017 12:14:20 PM
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an interim final guidance to help states develop and submit permit programs for the safe management of coal combustion residuals (CCR), commonly known as coal ash, to EPA for review and approval.
Bad Axe Restoration Products Introduces Ravage Rinse Organic Stain Remover and Multi-Purpose Cleaner
Bad Axe Restoration Products Introduces Ravage Rinse Organic Stain Remover and Multi-Purpose Cleaner
8/10/2017 9:14:24 AM
Following the introduction and widespread success of Bad Axe Particulate Conqueror earlier this year, Bad Axe Restoration Products is pleased to introduce their latest groundbreaking product for the restoration and remediation industry.
Colorado Microbial and Air Quality Testing Laboratory Offers Free Workshop to Industry Professionals
Colorado Microbial and Air Quality Testing Laboratory Offers Free Workshop to Industry Professionals
8/10/2017 8:48:51 AM
Environmental and building science professionals involved with indoor air quality (IAQ) and microbial issues are invited to take part in a one-day workshop being offered by EMSL Analytical, Inc.