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Is underground transit worse for your health?

November 29th, 2017
When researchers set out to study the environmental benefits of different modes of public transit in LA, they found some unexpected results: certain SoCal public transit routes that were entirely underground exposed passengers to greater concentrations of carcinogens in the air.

Sequestration of U(VI) from Acidic, Alkaline, and High Ionic-Strength Aqueous Media by Functionalized Magnetic Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles: Capacity and Binding Mechanisms

November 29th, 2017

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03778

Infant and Adult Inhalation Exposure to Resuspended Biological Particulate Matter

November 29th, 2017

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04183

Environmental DNA (eDNA) Shedding and Decay Rates to Model Freshwater Mussel eDNA Transport in a River

November 29th, 2017

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Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05199

Nature’s blueprint for fracture-resistant cement

November 29th, 2017
Based on the nanostructure of the sea urchin spines, scientists develop fracture-resistant cement.

Rosneft, Pertamina form Tuban joint venture

November 29th, 2017

Rosneft and Pertamina have formed PT Pertamina Rosneft Pengolahan dan Petrokimia to develop their joint venture refinery and petrochemical project in East Java, Indonesia.

Correction to Modeling and Optimization of Recycled Water Systems to Augment Urban Groundwater Recharge through Underutilized Stormwater Spreading Basins

November 29th, 2017
Environmental Science & Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05866

Lamp succeeding Lipinski as CVR Energy CEO

November 29th, 2017

David Lamp will become co-chief executive officer of CVR Energy Inc., Sugar Land, Tex., on Dec. 1 and chief executive officer on Jan. 1, 2018. 

WoodMac: Producers double down on hedging in third quarter

November 29th, 2017

Hedging activity surged in this year’s third quarter as oil producers rushed to lock in rising prices for future production, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest analysis of oil and gas hedging activity.

BSEE approves first Arctic OCS drilling permit in more than 2 years

November 29th, 2017

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has approved Eni US Operating Co.’s application to drill in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s North Slope. The project represents the first fresh exploration on the US Arctic Outer Continental Shelf in more than 2 years, BSEE said.

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