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Mining for metals in society's waste

Metals are crucial to society and enable our modern standard of living. Look around and you can't help but see products made of metals. For instance, a typical gasoline-powered automobile contains over a ton of iron and steel, ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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Background ozone a major issue in US West

Levels of "background ozone"—ozone pollution present in a region but not originating from local, human-produced sources—are high enough in Northern California and Nevada that they leave little room for local ozone production ...

dateSep 30, 2015 in Environment
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