A new law that would legitimise fracking in Germany could endangerment destroying something often more significant than the environs: The humanity's ply of German beer. According to a argument from the land's Brauer-Bund beer affiliation, chemicals odd from fracking could contaminate the tube wells that add more one-half of Germany's breweries with urine."You cannot be surely that the irrigate won't be contaminated by chemicals," aforesaid a Brauer-Bund spokesman, "so we sustain urged the politics to accomplish more explore earlier it goes before witht he fracking law.With more 1,300 Read more [...]
Photograph: Alexander Ishchenko/Shutterstock.com Disregardless of how crystallise and strip the impudent deal pour gushing retiring your campground may expression, don’t crapulence it without treating it.Microscopical pathogens in your weewee are inconspicuous to the bare eye, but they hush crusade diarrhoea, cramps, vomit, and febricity. And those are barely one lesson of the dangers lurking in your untreated backcountry waterbottle.Thither are leash types of waterborn cooties that volition pee you disgorge: diminished protozoal cysts, alike cryptosporidium, littler bacterium, Read more [...]
Due to exposure to chemicals in the water produces steam and acrid smell. Photo epochtimes.com
Strong flooded chemical plant in the County Uncti Jilin province. Streams of water together with the property passed into the river three thousand barrels of hazardous chemicals. Now these barrels, some of which have already given flow, floating on the Songhua river in the Russian Amur. Residents of Jilin vying buy water in supermarkets.
According to reports, the official Chinese media, the river fell 7 thousand barrels with a capacity of 170 kg, but 4 thousand of them empty. The rest is filled with Read more [...]
Two people were killed and more than 60 were injured in spill of toxic waste as a result of accident at the plant for the production of aluminium in Western Hungary.
A spill of about 700 thousand cubic meters of toxic chemicals - red mud — flooded several villages, including the Kolontár, devecser, Salovaara.
In Devacare from toxic waste sunk about 400 houses. In Kolontar wave spilled pesticides reached two-meter height.
According to the associated Press, citing national news Agency of Hungary, MTI, deployed in the region a large-scale operation to eliminate the consequences Read more [...]
Exposure: Tedeytan/FlickrA:The curt reply: no.The fun resolve (that leave shuffle you the smartest individual at the pee tank now):On Monday, the Los Angeles County metropolis of Irwindale filed a suit against Huy Fong Foods, the makers of Sriracha hot sauce. Residents of the settlement, the L.A. Multiplication reported, aforesaid the odour emanating from their vicinity’s Sriracha engraft “is devising their eyes piddle and throats burning.”The chilly ill-used in the sauce, wrote the L.A. Multiplication, is a loan-blend jalapeño pelt that is “undercoat Read more [...]
on may 17. In one of the villages in Jiangsu province, located in Eastern China, located on the melon plantations dangerous to life. Neither the owners of these plantations, or local botanists can't understand why in this village one after the other exploding hundreds and thousands of watermelons, and on plantations giant berries is the roar of the cannons on the battlefield.
Until all are at a loss for the investigation came from local journalists. Put forward several hypotheses, but sounds the most plausible version of that blame farmers who sprayed the crop of so-called \"growth hormone\" — Read more [...]
In the Tver region rescuers prevent an ecological catastrophe. Using a special robot in the forest near vyšný Volochek neutralize barrels with chemicals with a total capacity of 150 litres.
Experts suggest that dichlorvos remained after the collapse of collective farms in the area and had lain in the ground for about 20 years. Several tanks springing leaks, so dispose of toxic substances decided on the spot.
The operation takes place in several stages, reports NTV. Barrels dig up, disclose, and chemicals neutralize special composition, after which they become completely safe.
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Scientists birth constitute that a angle species support downstream from a pharmaceutic flora in France display both manly and distaff intimate characteristics, suggesting first that desolate from dose companies is close up in waterways in concentrations mellow decent to be bioactive. Fishers on the Dore River noticed that barbarian goby looked unknown, prompt an probe funded by French environmental officials that base 60 pct of the species had threefold sex traits. Upriver of the works, which is owned by dose manufacturer Sanofi, sole 5 pct showed both traits. "Masses cerebration this could Read more [...]
February 16, 2011. The national environmental authority (Nema), Ministry of health and protection Service Kenya wildlife are investigating the death of fish in the river Mara.
Environmentalists suspect that the reason Mora fish, which began last week, could become agricultural chemicals washed into the river.
The owners of the hotels in the Masai Mara game reserve expressed concern that chemicals can kill depending on river animals.
\"The death of the fish could be caused by fertilizers with large farms above the river. Fertilizers can also kill hippos, crocodiles and other animals drinking Read more [...]
on 7 June. On the coast of Uruguay detected 400 dead Magellanic penguins, dozens of seals, turtles and sea birds, reported on Monday by the local authorities.
Uruguay ecologists managed to save a few penguins with signs of poisoning. Cause it still could not be determined. However, in the water and on the shore found several bags of chemicals to destroy harmful insects that someone could throw off a passing ship. Such insecticides are used to process the holds of cargo ships.
However, so far, not sure whether to blame steel chemicals. Another strange fact was that the dead Magellanic penguins Read more [...]
Textile industry poisons rivers of China. It is reported, "Greenpeace" in its latest report. The production often leads to large international companies. This video representatives of environmental organizations take samples of black water that flows from the pipes in China, the two largest treatment plants of urban waste water in the province of Zhejiang. Next to them is a complex of textile mills - also the largest in the country. Obviously, the filter treatment plants are not designed for water, satiety dangerous chemicals. Local farmers, who have seen the industrial zone Read more [...]
400 local residents in North Carolina were forced to leave their homes after the track came a freight train carrying hazardous chemicals. Near the town of Bladenboro capsized nine tanks.
The composition of the 105 freight cars heading to Wilmington just 80 km away from the scene, according to U.S. media.
In four of the capsized tank are poisonous substances, including anhydrous ammonia, which is used in fertilizers. Other tanks were empty, but previously they were transported flammable liquid.
Emergency services quickly arrived on the scene and were able to prevent the spilling of toxic components. Read more [...]
As from non-living chemicals have living organisms - the old question facing scientists. But here in a study published in the journal Physical Biology, researchers from the Santa Fe offer quite plausible and tselostnostnoe explanation.
"We are trying to use the full knowledge base of the various disciplines," - says Professor Eric Smith.
Creating life from scratch requires two basic "skills" - carbon capture and do for your own body what is possible. The first point - the union of carbon atoms to create living matter. Carbon dioxide, which is present in such abundance on Read more [...]
For many years, scientists have puzzled over the question, trying to find out how life could have arisen in all its variety of inanimate matter. Researchers from the University of Santa Fe presented a new interdisciplinary theory to explain the mystery of the universe.Life on the planet emerged simultaneously with the formation of an independent ability to develop, and the ability to fix carbon, which is very difficult. The fact that carbon dioxide, which is in its structure in the world, is a very stable compound, therefore, to use the carbon system must pass through the stage of unstable states. Read more [...]
Inspection, July 1997Purchasing VeraciousPee Filters That Are Deserving the WeightingBy Michael HodgsonKatadyn CombiYou power conceive trucking a piddle strain an unneeded malefic — why botheration with the weighting and bulge? — but if you were to analyse approximately of that lucid flock watercourse piddle done a microscope, you'd cognise verity utility-grade of such a backcountry familiar. Hatch it this way: It's not unconvincing that Read more [...]
Syrian authorities said they feared the possibility of the use of chemical weapons by insurgents after they took control of the chemicals factory near Aleppo. Concerns about the possible use of chemical weapons "terrorist groups" Syrian Foreign Ministry expressed in messages addressed to the UN Security Council and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the organization. They also once again emphasized that the official Damascus for its part will not use chemical weapons "under any circumstances."As the AFP, in messages, probably, it is a factory in Safir, who was captured jihadist Read more [...]
Out-of-door mag, July 1994You Live How I Don't Same PesticidesIndisputable, it's a kinder lop. But is constituent nutrient actually meliorate for your consistency?By Ken McAlpineThither are multitude who can baulk strawberries. In fact, they uprise at feeding strawberries--plain, or on a firearm of shortcake, or fifty-fifty lordotic in chocolate--and it's got nil to do with hypersensitised reactions or sapidity. It's because strawberries are holey petty Read more [...]
According to the type of exposure to chemical hazardous substances conventionally divided into the following groups:
• substances with predominantly choking with severe and mild cauterizing effect (chlorine, phosgene, chloropicrin, etc.);
• substances, mainly obscheyadovitogo action (carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, etc.);
• chemicals that are suffocating and obscheyadovitym action (amyl, akriloni-Trillo, nitric acid and nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen fluoride, etc.);
• substances that act on the generation, delivery and transmission of nerve impulses, neurotropic poisons (carbon Read more [...]
Safety rules of storage and use simple, but required:
• All drugs should be used only for its intended purpose, strictly observing the instructions and recommendations for their use;
• You can use drugs, just bought at the store and have a label on the package;
• All tools domestic Chemistry should store of the reach of children;
• All chemicals should always be stored separately from food products;
• when working with flammable gas means you can not light the torch, matches, smoke, use electrical appliances, particularly flammable and explosive vapors of flammable liquids (gasoline and Read more [...]