Day: 30 March 2001
Capitol and Library of Congress buildings give off radiation 65 times higher than EPA safe limits
The marble and granite US Capitol and Library of Congress buildings give off natural radiation at a level 65 times higher than the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) safe limits, according to new research.
New research finds another chemical compound bioaccumulates and may be more persistent than DDT and PCBs
New research has found that PFOS, used to treat carpets, leather, paper and fabrics, is present in the tissues of many species of animals around the globe, and may present more of a problem than other well-known bioaccumulating compounds.
Water quality of Baltic Sea has improved since 1980
The quality of the water in the Baltic Sea has improved since 1980 as a result of the billions of Euros invested by countries bordering the sea, although the levels of some toxins are still of concern, according to a new report on the state of the Baltic.
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