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Heavy metals are generally defined as metals with relatively hi...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
Heavy metals are generally defined as metals with relatively high densities, atomic weights, or atomic numbers. The criteria used, and whether metalloids are included, vary depending on the author and context. In metallurgy, for example, a heavy metal may be defined on the basis of density, whereas in physics the distinguishing criterion might be atomic number, while a chemist would likely be more concerned with chemical behaviour. More specific definitions have been published, but none of these have
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Using organic waste to fight soil contamination by heavy metals

Phys.Org - 14 Jun 2018
Scientists from Skoltech's Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering (CDISE) in Russia and the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague have refined the in-situ remediation technology for soils contaminated with heavy metals.
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Heavy toxic metals killing sparrow

The Tribune - 15 Jun 2018
“These conclusions were drawn after analysing the constituents of the excreta of birds, which is an effective way to study heavy metal traces without causing any harm to the birds,” Dr Tejdeep Kaur Kler, senior ornithologist with the university, told ...
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Tests show toxic heavy metals near Whitehall sand mine spill

WSAW - 07 Jun 2018
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Wisconsin officials have found elevated levels of toxic heavy metals near a frack sand mine spill that sent millions of gallons of sludge into a Trempealeau River tributary. Department of Natural Resources test results released late ...
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Oklahoma Receives EPA Approval For Coal Ash Disposal Program

News On 6 - 19 Jun 2018
Some in favor of the change say it will be beneficial to rural co-ops, but environmental groups say the coal ash could expose people to toxic heavy metals, like arsenic and lead. However, the current disposal methods have been blamed for exposure to ...
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Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

WSB Atlanta - 18 Jun 2018
Environmental regulators have held drillers liable for tainting more than 300 residential water supplies statewide over the years, while homeowner lawsuits have accused gas companies of polluting the water with methane, heavy metals and toxic drilling ...
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Toxic heavy metals found near sand mine spill

Iron Mountain Daily News - 08 Jun 2018
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has found elevated levels of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, in the wake of a frac sand mine spill that sent millions of gallons of sludge into a Trempealeau River tributary near ...
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Urban Gardening 101: How to Deal with Contaminated Soil

Modern Farmer - 18 Jun 2018
A variety of other heavy metals, as well as industrial chemicals like PCBs and PAHs, are occasionally found in urban areas, though not usually in residential areas. Wherever past industrial uses are suspected, however, these substances should be tested ...
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The Use Of Tree Rings To Assess Heavy Metal Pollution

Science Trends - 05 Jun 2018
Pollution is one of the main problems the environment faces. Natural levels of heavy metals (HM) have increased during the industrial era to the point of posing a serious threat to the environment. Many studies have confirmed that human activities have ...
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Ceramics Deform Like Metals When Sintered Under an Electric Field

Machine Design - 18 Jun 2018
Purdue researchers discovered that some ceramics' brittleness can be overcome as they sustain heavy loads, which could lead to more resilient structures such as aircraft engine blade coatings and dental implants. Although ceramics are inherently strong ...
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Turning Utah's rocks into liquid gold

Deseret News - 18 Jun 2018
They are pulling this bitumen from the rock and transforming it into heavy oil that is low in sulfur, contains no paraffin and is low in heavy metals like nickel and vanadium. That oil can then be turned into diesel, kerosene or jet fuel or mixed with ...
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After plastic, govt aims a crackdown on e-waste in Maharashtra

Daily News & Analysis - 18 Jun 2018
While ensuring scientific disposal of electronic waste, the plan will also prevent hazardous metals from polluting the environment due to improper dismantling processes which can cause health crisis due to the presence of heavy metals like lead ...
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We May have Witnessed the Birth of a Black Hole

Edgy Labs (blog) - 18 Jun 2018
Neutron star mergers, which probably create most of the heavy metals in the Universe, are a rare sight which only occur about once every 10,000 years within our galaxy. But whatever happened to the two neutron stars in the aftermath of the merger?
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Scrap drive nabs some heavy metal

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News - 21 May 2018
Approximately 300 cubic yards of scrap metal flowed through the Soo Township Elementary School parking lot over the weekend as volunteers carefully unloaded twisted metal, old automobile parts, broken appliances and even items that were no longer ...

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