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American Red Cross Charged With Bio-Hazardous Waste Dumping

Teamsters File Charge s A gainst American Red Cross for Dumping Biomedical Waste into Open Refuse Dumpsters ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union filed a complaint with the Environmental Investigations Division of the City of St. Louis today...

Indian Dumping Duty on Chinese Paracetamol to Continue

Indian dumping duties on Chinese paracetamol exports are likely to continue, even after the expiry date of a previous dumping regulation nears . Indian anti-dumping duties were imposed on Chinese products in 2001 after an initial ruling and reinstated after a mandatory one-year period with ...

Treaty With Japan may Legalize Dumping Toxic Waste in India

Environmental groups and NGOs in India are up in arms against a coming India-Japan treaty regarding the export of old Japanese ships and toxic chemicals to Indian shipyards. The India-Japan Economic Agreement is in the final stages of discussion and is due to be formalised in October. ...

Garbage Dumping Ground in Pune Causing Health Hazards to Nearby Residents

The industrial and commercial waste generated from Pune that is dumped in Urali Devachi, about 25 kilometers from the city, is creating a host of problems for the nearby villagers . Urali Devachi village has been turned into a garbage dumping ground for tonnes of waste generated by the citys...

Chinese paracetamol may be slapped with dumping duty

The Directorate of Anti-dumping and Allied Duties, under the ministry of commerce and industry, has recommended provisional anti-dumping duties on paracetamol from China and Taiwan. This followed an investigation against imports of the commonly used drug on basis of a petition filed by three domest...

HepaHope Korea Subsidiary VASKA Introduces Green Chemicals to U.S. Commercial Laundry Industry

...SKA'S head of technical sales, "We are competing load for load on price and quality with traditional chemical approaches, and the fact that we are not dumping petroleum-based detergents and solvents into the plant outflow makes a significant contribution to improving local water quality." HepaHope ...

Consumer Watchdog to Congress: Put Patients' Bill of Rights Back on the Table

...ocket costs and more limits on benefits. This scenario was a feature of the failed California effort in 2007-08 to mandate health insurance. dumping the sick. Postclaims underwriting includes the current practice of insurers waiting until someone gets sick with an expensive-to-treat illness to the...

Obesity Surgery Complications on the Decline

...eakage, respiratory failure and pneumonia (29 percent to 50 percent lower). There was little change in rates of other complications such as ulcers, dumping (involuntary vomiting or defecation), hemorrhage, wound re-opening, deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, heart attack and stroke, the research...

San Diego Dentist Revolutionizes Dental Industry by Going Green

... Historically, the dental industry has had a devastating affect on our environment: poisoning waterways by improperly disposing of mercury fillings; dumping noxious chemicals in the trash; creating mountains of inorganic waste. It has all taken its toll on our planet. The worst polluters are found in ...

Main U.S. Toxics Law Failing to Ensure Safety of Thousands of Chemicals

...o ensure the safety of the chemicals and chemical products we make and use every day," noted Denison. "Without prompt action, we also risk becoming a dumping ground for unsafe products produced elsewhere in the world." Citing EPA's inability to use TSCA to restrict even highly dangerous chemicals such...
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Complications and Costs for Obesity Surgery Declining

...as, staple leakage, respiratory failure and pneumonia fell by between 50 percent and 29 percent. Rates for other complications, such as ulcers, dumping (involuntary vomiting or defecation), hemorrhage, wound reopening, deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, heart attacks and strokes remained rel...
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New study overturns orthodoxy on how macrophages kill bacteria

...al enzymes, called superoxide dismutases, which neutralize an important ROS, called superoxide. Macrophages have harnessed these lethal compounds, dumping large quantities of superoxide onto engulfed bacteria to kill them. Although macrophages direct ROS against invading bacteria, Salmonella typhimur...

Molecular fingerprints point the way to earlier cancer diagnosis and more targeted treatment

...known entity but its function was unclear. Scientists thought it might be a dumping ground for excess methyl groups needed to enable chemical changes of genes,...when it goes badly, it can cause disease such as cancer. While sarcosine's dumping role seemed to protect from cancer, the Michigan scientists found its actio...

New method identifies meth hot spots

...release of dangerous fumes and chemicals from these "labs;" the accidental ingestion of toxic chemicals used to make the addictive drug; the haphazard dumping of waste from the labs; and calls to the Oregon Poison Control Center regarding overdoses and other meth-related concerns. The study, however, didn't ...

Environmental pollutant has sex-skewing effect

...e children. Similar exposure is thought to have occurred in Wales, after a quarry on the edge of Groesfaen village near Cardiff was used as a toxic dumping ground from 1965 to 1972. PCBs are persistent organic pollutants identified worldwide as human blood and breast milk contaminants. They were widel...

Air monitoring helps anticipate possible ecosystem changes

...er agencies to see what is settling from the skies above the Panhandle. "The question we're trying to help answer is, are we altering ecosystems by dumping pollutants into the atmosphere that will come out in the form of wet or dry deposition?" Auvermann said. "We have intensive agriculture of all form...

U-M 'ballast-free ship' could cut costs while blocking aquatic invaders

...thing else---from pathogenic microbes to mollusks and fish---that's in it. Instead of hauling potentially contaminated water across the ocean, then dumping it in a Great Lakes port, a ballast-free ship would create a constant flow of local seawater through a network of large pipes, called trunks, that run...

Ocean's fiercest predators now vulnerable to extinction

...ions resolution calling for immediate shark catch limits as well as a meaningful ban on shark finning (the practice of removing only a sharks fins and dumping the still live but now helpless shark into the ocean to die). Research at Dalhousie University over the past five years, conducted by Baum and the...

New research discredits $100B global warming 'fix'

...ean fertilization activities do not cause pollution. Ocean fertilization is dumping which is essentially prohibited under the law of the sea. There is no point... Convention (the International Maritime Organization body that oversees the dumping of wastes and other matter at sea) to regulate controversial commercial oce...

UT researcher earns $1.3M grant to study toxic cleanup at DOD sites

...ntamination. The 10-square-block residential area -- home to nearly 1,000 families -- surrounded an abandoned landfill used by a chemical company as a dumping ground for thousands of tons of various hazardous wastes. The neighborhood, contaminated with DNAPLs and other toxic substances, ultimately was declar...

Engineered eggshells to help make hydrogen fuel

...onomy. "Eggshell alone may not be adequate to produce hydrogen for the whole country, but at least we can use eggshell in a better way compared to dumping it as organic waste in landfills, where companies have to pay up to $40 dollars per ton disposal cost," he said. Before they could grind up the egg...
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ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc.'s Recent Stock Price Volatility Explained

...ertain aspects of our original merger terms to reduce the possibility of any remaining large corporate holders of our equities from taking profits and dumping large blocks of our stock on the market. In addition, many of these original holders of large blocks of our equities have now liquidated the majority ...

Are You Prepared To Lose Your Identity?

...where computers are simply left on, software is not updated, and no policies about access exist or are enforced.. The panelists cited: - people dumping pornography on computers without computer owners consent - loading of unauthorized software or files on systems to steal resources and content - s...

Preservation not protectionism

...-1B and L-1) that allow offshore companies to import workers from overseas to work here at cut rates. Dr. Hira believes this practice is tantamount to dumping and needs to be stopped. On the other hand, we must strengthen legal immigration policies to ensure that we continue to draw and absorb aspiring immig...

Six Apart hits its adolescence

...mments on Moveable Type blogs. Blog authors tap into the TypeKey service to allow authenticated readers to post content while preventing spammers from dumping junk into their blogs. While some in the free-wheeling blog community bristle at the idea of registrations, comment spam has become such a problem for...

The tough choices facing health care

...patient's home clinic. And it's a problem because medical information is surely one of a person's most private records. Physicians also worry about dumping onto patients the raw data that is normally interpreted by experts. Will they be smart, prudent and knowledgable enough to do the right thing? "We ...

Auditors outline what they want to know about state IT projects

...lections Board, said the project already is deployed to one third of the required counties, representing 27 percent of the state's population. He said dumping the contractor and going back to a new request for proposals would put the state an additional 18 months behind. Part of the Election Board's chall...

UW System must remove barriers to innovation

...ion at UW-Milwaukee. Good money after bad leadership I agree with the Governor that we need to support the University of Wisconsin-System, but dumping piles of new money into it rewards bad behavior. New money should have a list of contingencies; set goals to meet on a set timetable. The Governor sho...

Enron's dilemma: A corporate governance nightmare

...iary and all of its debt should have been included on Enron's financial statements. After that announcement and correction was made, investors started dumping Enron stock on the market, contributing to the company's implosion. Denis Collins is a professor at the Edgewood College School of Business. ...
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