Day: 5 April 2002
Depleted uranium in Serbia and Montenegro widespread but low level
Depleted uranium (DU) in Serbia and Montenegro used to strengthen weapon tips in the 1999 conflict in Kosovo is widespread in five sites, but at a low level, and does not pose an immediate significant hazard to the environment or to human health, a new report has revealed.
Greenhouse gas emissions reducing, but carbon dioxide levels disappoint
UK greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to decline, but emissions of carbon dioxide - the main greenhouse gas - have increased for the second year in succession. So says a new report by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Opsis systems gain MCERTS accreditation
Opsis Cross-duct, multi-gas systems, available in the UK from Enviro Technology Services, have become the first DOAS (Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy) systems to obtain MCERTS accreditation for the measurement of NO, SO2, NO2, HCl, CO, H2O and O2 in municipal and hazardous waste incineration applications.
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