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Source: Science Daily Can biosurfactants increase microbiological oil degradation in North Sea seawater? An international research team from the universities of Stuttgart und Tübingen, together with the China West Normal University and the University of Georgia, have been exploring this question and the results have revealed the potential for a more effective and environmentally friendly […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued the third Toxic Substances Control Act test order requiring testing on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) under EPA’s National PFAS Testing Strategy, the latest action taken under EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap to confront contamination from forever chemicals nationwide. This action orders the Chemours Company FC LLC, E. I. du […]
Following the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s recent outlook predicting above average activity for the remainder of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is urging the chemical industry to prepare for potentially more frequent and more powerful hurricanes and other extreme wind events in the months ahead. […]
When chemical-laden freight train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio this past February, hazmat and environmental officials set off a controlled release and burn to avoid the cars’ contents setting off a catastrophic explosion. Researchers monitored air and water quality during and following that operation. In addition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency monitoring, other air-monitoring […]
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board released its final investigation report on the 2019 tank farm fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, LLC (ITC) bulk liquid storage terminal in Deer Park, Texas. The massive fire caused substantial property damage, significantly impacted the environment, and led to the issuance of several shelter-in-place orders that […]