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question:plastics
question:plastics


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Ag8n "In the past, this company was using PVC ( polyvinylchloride). If this is still being used, the most major issue from PVC degradation is HCl (hydr..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
Hindimessages "Plastics are very dangerous for human health . Avoid it Hindimessages " | Read more » about 3 years ago
stevie "This came in from Molly Jacobs, Environmental Health Initiative Project Manager at the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production: Agency for Toxic..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
jjcreedon "Just want to make sure it’s an EPA approved lab.. that’s all. We have partnered w ALS .. cause of this plus they’re very well known nationally " | Read more » about 3 years ago
stevie "Sarah Martik from the Center for Coalfield Justice recommended: "holding some town halls to talk about what happened and what that means, and then ..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
stevie "I also heard about Performance Analytical, Inc. in CA. @JackieJamesCreedon is there a reason for that specific lab out of CA? It looks like they h..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
Engineerjaykumar "Yeh! here is a research topic about Pollution of groundwater due to extensive use of fertilizers. and Phosphorus concentrations in irrigation, flo..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
joyofsoy "Thanks @Engineerjaykumar! Do you know if there are specific chemicals/compounds tied to specific effects? For example, could you say that high lev..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
joyofsoy "ALS Environmental in N CA— Jackie James (@JackieJCreedon) December 6, 2019 " | Read more » about 3 years ago
joyofsoy "Community science and media - appeal to people’s conscious— Jackie James (@JackieJCreedon) December 6, 2019 " | Read more » about 3 years ago
Engineerjaykumar "This type of plastic causes pollution of air which causes a deterioration of concrete structure as well as in human being it causes skin irritation..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
HarshK " Update! Edge Detect Module completion pr has been merged into the main branch. Demo for the module is available here https://harshithpabbati.gith..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
HarshK "If you couldn't upload an image when I first uploaded the link, that has been fixed now. You can upload images. Just be sure to clear the cache. I ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
HarshK " Please note that in the link provided above, the page will not look proper. This is because there is a bug in image sequencer code itself. This wi..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
HarshK " Hello guys! Update! A working UI for new edge-detect module is available here https://harshkhandeparkar.github.io/image-sequencer/examples/legacy/ " | Read more » almost 4 years ago
HarshK " If this thread is still valid, the edge-detect module is going to change soon. In the PR https://github.com/publiclab/image-sequencer/pull/771 , s..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
maxliboiron "Yes, rivers are ideal places to study microplastics for a couple of reasons. First, you can gain baseline data about the state of the body of water..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "I do see that one photo on the Babylegs page refers to the Hudson River! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Hi @maxliboiron, i was curious about this! Thanks! " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Zooniverse link! https://www.theplastictide.com/blog-1/2017/4/24/launching-our-tagging-website-2-days-to-go " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
warren "And just to link to what @amirberAgain mentioned about automatic particle detection in #silica #dust pollution: https://publiclab.org/notes/amirbe..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
amirberAgain "Another ask /suggestion : place particles on a polarized film sheet illuminated from below, image with a cross polarizer to remove the background. " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
warren "Got some good feedback from @maxliboiron from Newfoundland and http://civiclaboratory.nl -- @maxliboirox: You can't. Not with any accuracy. A few ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
tech4gt " More info here " | Read more » almost 5 years ago