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Worrisome Levels of Lead Found In Imported Rice
Friday, 12 April 2013 08:39

An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal

By Alexandra Sifferlin | Time.com – Thu, Apr 11, 2013

Reporting at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, a group of researchers lead by Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, an associate professor of chemistry at Monmouth University in New Jersey announced the results of their analysis of rice from Asia, Europe and South America. The imports, which currently make up about 7% of rice consumed in America, contained higher than acceptable levels of lead.

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EPA’s Science Advisory Board Announces Independent Panel to Peer Review Agency’s Hydraulic Fracturing Research
Monday, 01 April 2013 11:38

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) independent Science Advisory Board (SAB) today announced the formation of its Hydraulic Fracturing Research Advisory panel. This panel of independent experts will peer review EPA’s 2014 draft report of results for its national study on any potential health and environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources. Leading up to the peer review, the SAB panel will provide scientific feedback on EPA’s research in an open and transparent manner.

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EPA Calls for 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Nominations
Monday, 25 February 2013 13:20
New green chemistry technologies grow markets and save businesses money

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the nominations for the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards for companies and institutions that can design chemicals or a new product that help protect public health and the environment.

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PITTCON 2013
Monday, 18 March 2013 13:53

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ADEQ SETS EARTH WEEK ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 11:20
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More than 300 elementary school students from three Arkansas counties are expected to participate in activities at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) commemorating the annual Earth Week observance later this month.

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