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Registrants should get ready to comment on substance evaluation draft decisions
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In 2014, Member States have been evaluating 51 registered substances under the substance evaluation process. If further information is needed to assess the safety of the substance, they have prepared a draft decision. The deadline for submitting a draft decision to ECHA was 26 March 2015. ECHA has now received draft decisions on 40 substances, and registrants should get ready to give their ...

Tetrachloroethylene (PERC) & Chemical Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video
calendar 29/03/2015 · 0 Comments

The IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses tetrachloroethylene, more commonly known as PERC, and potential exposure concerns. PERC is a manufactured chemical that has been used for dry cleaning purposes, as a chemical intermediate, metal degreaser and as a component of some consumer ...

Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines
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There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where? Proposals to build or expand natural gas pipelines are met with an upswell of citizen discontent. At ...

Valeport In Action Competition – WIN an iPAD Air 2 or an iPAD MINI 3
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end Us Your Photos and Videos We’re looking for videos and photos of Valeport products in deployment. Whether it’s a Valeport sensor, profiler or a tide gauge, an echo-sounder or an altimeter, any Valeport product, we’d like to see our products in your applications. So if you’re working on a project, take your camera along and shoot some video or photos. Send it to us, ...

China ramps up the rhetoric on climate change
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Zheng Guogang, head of the China Meteorological Administration, says future variations in climate are likely to reduce crop yields and damage the environment. In one of the strongest official statements to date on the challenges faced, Zheng told China’s official Xinhua news agency that climate change could have a “huge impact” on the country, with a growing risk of ...

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