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Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant
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n apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at risk. Officials at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, 40 miles north of Manhattan, reported on Friday that water contaminated by tritium leaked into the groundwater under the facility. The ...

EC Publishes Inception Impact Assessment Concerning Possible REACH Annex Amendments for Registration of Nanomaterials
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On February 2, 2016, the European Commission (EC) published an inception impact assessment concerning “Possible amendments of Annexes to REACH for registration of nanomaterials.” According to the inception impact assessment, the EC identified a need for more specific requirements for nanomaterials to ensure further clarity on how nanomaterials are addressed and safety demonstrated in ...

EPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river
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A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday. Some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas riverbed before that, the EPA said in a preliminary report on the metals. ...

Shimadzu’s New High-Sensitivity GCMS Offers Outstanding Qualitative/Quantitative Performance and Exceptional Reliability
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Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of its new GCMS-QP2020 high-sensitivity gas chromatograph mass spectrometer. The instrument features a proprietary multi-function ion source, patented high-speed scan control, and a new ultra-fast turbomolecular pump ((TMP). These features, along with comprehensive databases and multiple sample introduction devices, enable excellent ...

BREEZE ExDAM Featured at Process Safety Symposium – 2015
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BREEZE Software presented the following paper at the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium in College Station, TX on October 29, 2015, where experts from all around the world gathered to discuss critical issues of research in process safety. Large Scale VCE Consequence Modeling for Industrial Facility Siting, Risk Assessment, Hazard Mitigation Design, and Response ...

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