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  • Air Monitoring Increased Near Houston-Area Petrochemical Terminal Fire
    The fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company's Deer Park terminal spread to an eighth tank March 18, and local officials said they aren't sure how long the fire will last.
  • SEC Charges Volkswagen, Former CEO with Defrauding Investors
    The complaint alleges that Volkswagen made false and misleading statements to investors and underwriters about vehicle quality, environmental compliance, and VW's financial standing and that, by concealing the emissions scheme, Volkswagen obtained hundreds of millions of dollars in benefit by issuing the securities at more attractive rates for the company.
  • IMO Trains Caribbean Oil Spill Managers to Boost Response Capacity
    The March 11-14 course has showcased success stories of several countries in ratifying relevant international preparedness and response conventions, adopting national oil spill legislation, and developing oil spill response capacity.
  • Ohio Landfill Misses First Deadline for Odor Control
    The first key deadline required Sunny Farms Landfill LLC to ensure parts of the landfill, not currently accepting waste, were covered with 3 feet of soil by Feb. 28, but an inspection on March 1 by Ohio EPA inspectors found many areas where the facility failed to provide adequate soil cover.
  • Texas Agency OKs $30 Million for Water, Wastewater Projects
    The Texas Water Development Board on March 5 approved financial assistance totaling $30,024,161 for water and wastewater system projects located in three counties. Part of the funding, $4,739,161, was approved for rural projects.
  • Resident Inspectors Chosen for New Vogtle Units
    Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta recently announced the selection of Kenya Carrington and Patrick Heher as resident inspectors for the construction of Vogtle Units 3 and 4, new units being built near Waynesboro, Ga.

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A Primer on Argan Oil

Argan oil is one of the many healthy oils that has recently risen to fame due to celebrities, health gurus, and medical practitioners vying for its health, beauty, and weight loss benefits, almost at par with the health and beauty benefits of forskolin, a substance derived from the Indian Coleus (Coleus forskohlii or Plectranthus barbatus). Argan […]

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