News tagged with orange

New dioxin rules might force more cleanups

(AP) -- The government has spent many millions of dollars in recent decades cleaning up sites contaminated with dioxin and, in extreme cases, relocating residents of entire neighborhoods tainted by the toxin.

dateOct 31, 2010 in Environment
shares0 comments 0

New Method Tests Severity of Key Citrus Virus

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new rapid way to test severity of the devastating citrus tristeza virus (CTV) in citrus trees has been developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Parlier, Calif. The results of this ...

dateDec 28, 2009 in Other
shares0 comments 0

Survey: Dioxin levels high in Vietnam near US base

(AP) -- New environmental tests confirm extremely high levels of dioxin, the toxic ingredient of Agent Orange, in people, fish and soil near a former U.S. air base where American troops stored the herbicide during the Vietnam ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Environment
shares0 comments 0

Rivals to form UK's top mobile operator

(AP) -- Deutsche Telekom AG and France Telecom SA said Tuesday they intend to combine their British mobile phone units - shaking up the country's intensely competitive market and forming the country's biggest mobile operator.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0