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Fast-Tracking Elimination of Production of Remaining Ozone-Depleting Substances Could Speed Up Ozone Layer Recovery by 11 Years
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The recovery of the ozone layer - the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays - would come sooner if we were to fast-track the elimination of the production of the ozone-depleting substance (ODS) hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and manage other ODSs that remain in equipment, building walls and chemical stockpiles, according to the full release of a report by ...

Land, water rights needed for Nevada nuclear dump
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The federal Energy Department will need to acquire water and land rights before it gets approval to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste beneath a mountain in the Nevada desert, according to a report released Thursday by an the agency being asked to license the project. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission report said most administrative and program elements of the Yucca Mountain ...

Nitrates Directive Plan 2015-2018 – Horizontal and Vertical Storage Tanks Keep Chemicals Safe
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The UK farming Nitrates Directive plan for 2015-2018 was announced this week, as reported by Farming Life.  Environment Minister Mark Durkan and Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill announced details of the Nitrates Directive Action Programme for the next four years, something that will come into effect from January 1st 2015. A summary leaflet on the Nitrates Action Programmes for ...

Greater efforts to reduce ammonia emissions needed to meet air pollution targets
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Levels of particulate matter (PM) in the atmosphere are linked to ammonia emissions. However, reducing ammonia emissions only as far as targets set out by the Gothenburg Protocol will not necessarily ensure compliance with EU PM limits, according to a new study. Greater reductions in ammonia emissions would reduce the number of days when PM limit values are exceeded, the researchers found. In ...

Geonics EM34 Conductivity Meter Range Sale
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Geomatrix Earth Science Ltd is pleased to announce that Geonics Ltd is offering a 10% discount off the EM34 conductivity meter range until the 13th of February 2015.  The EM34-3 is a fast, simple to operate, cost-effective instrument for the engineering geophysicist, geologist and hydro geologist alike and has been particularly successful for mapping deeper groundwater contaminant ...

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