EPA Says Follow-Up Sampling Shows No PCB Risk at Park Ridge Elementary School
CHICAGO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency Region 5 today told Park Ridge-Niles School District 64
that follow-up sampling done at the Carpenter Elementary School in Park
Ridge in mid- September shows no PCB
risk to students, faculty or staff. In a lette...
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cocktails for two. Since the 1962 publication of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, awareness of how environmental toxicants can impact fertility has ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
...te 1970s-era regulations that have reduced overall pcb
concentrations in the environment, researchers in ...favorite food) and ocean floor cores to recreate a pcb
exposure history to estimate pcb
concentrations in killer whales over time. It conc...
Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA
...il (ICC) and national governing bodies such as the pcb
do not ensure that their anti-doping rules are abl...sfactory decisions as the majority decision of the pcb
Appeals Committee in this case, a WADA spokesman t...dered the exoneration of the two cricketers by the pcb
Appeals Committee as an unsatisfactory decision, W...
Bengal to Ban Low-grade Plastic Production
...plastic products in our state," Sarkar said.
Pointing out a number of environmental threats in West Bengal, Bhattacharya called upon the state pcb
to come up with a clear policy that can help industries to go hand in hand with environmental protection.
"India is one of the 27 countries in...
How to Keep Away from Dust Allergy?
... PCBs are skin conditions such as chloracne and rashes, it has been found.
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a class of organic compounds and pcb
mixtures have been used for a variety of industrial applications, including in the manufacture of adhesives and plastics.
The United States Cong...
Bacterium Could Treat PCBs Without the Need for Dredging
...o developing methods that help detoxify commercial pcb
compounds on site — without the need for dredging.... atoms and the biphenyl compounds that make up the pcb
atomic structure need to be broken, a process know... development of cost-effective methods for on-site pcb
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Shoaib Akhtar files appeal against ban
...on Nov 1.//
Shoaib handed over the appeal to pcb
anti-doping officer Dr Sohail Saleem, the Dawn newspaper Wednesday quoted the pcb
spokesperson as saying.
Another fast bowler M...players were banned from all forms of cricket by a pcb
doping tribunal after it was revealed that they ha...
Pakistan Medical Association To Fight For Shoaib, Asif
...but justice was not meted out to the two," PMA president Umer Ayub was quoted as saying in The News Monday.
On Wednesday, a specially constituted pcb
tribunal had banned Shoaib for two years and Asif for one year from playing any class of cricket after it was confirmed that they had taken the banned...
Childhood vaccines may lose their power of long-term protection with exposure to chemical pollutants.
...while she was expecting.
Among the 119 children who got the diphtheria and tetanus vaccines and examined at 18 months, revealed the greater the pcb
exposure level, the antibody body protection lowered to the extent of exposure. The researchers also observed that nearly 21 percent of the seven year...
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...fluid of a gray seal. That is so worrisome for me. You rarely find parts per million levels of anything in the brain."
The particular hydroxylated pcb
found at these soaring concentrations, called 4-OH-CB107, has some serious side effects. In rats, it selectively binds to a carrier protein called tra...
Environmental pollutant has sex-skewing effect
As Hertz-Picciotto states, "These findings suggest that high maternal pcb
concentrations may either favour fertilization by female sperm or result in...le embryonic or fetal losses. The association could be due to contaminants, pcb
metabolites or the PCBs themselves".
This investigation will be useful ...
Persistent man-made chemical pollutants found in deep-sea octopods and squids
...insulate electrical transformers and capacitors and in coatings, sealants, adhesives, paints, wood floor finishes, and even in carbonless copy paper. pcb
production was banned in the U.S. in the 1970s. BDEs have been used as flame retardants in a variety of household products, from plastics to foam in ...