Nanofur for oil spill cleanup

Some water ferns can absorb large volumes of oil within a short time, because their leaves are strongly water-repellent and, at the same time, highly oil-absorbing. Researchers have found that the oil-binding capacity of the water plant results from the hairy microstructure of its leaves. It is now used as a model to further develop the new Nanofur material for the environmentally friendly cleanup of oil spills.

CP Rail derailment causes diesel leak, revives safety questions – bnn.ca


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CP Rail derailment causes diesel leak, revives safety questions
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TO) train derailment in Toronto caused a diesel leak near a residential area on Sunday, authorities said. While a regulation body said there were no injuries, Transport Minister Marc Garneau told reporters about 1,200 liters (317 gallons) of diesel
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Freight train derailment a ‘wake-up call’ on rail safety, councillor says – Toronto Star


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Freight train derailment a 'wake-up call' on rail safety, councillor says
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Human error is being blamed for a freight train derailment in the heart of Toronto Sunday morning that had crews scrambling to contain a diesel fuel leak. The derailment happened after a train struck the tail of another train at about 5:20 a.m. near
Transport minister wants to know what caused Toronto derailmentCBC.ca
Diesel leaking from Canada train derailment; no injuriesDaily Mail
Human error to blame for CP train derailment in Toronto that caused diesel leakNational Post

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Canada rail safety questioned after train derailment diesel leak – Reuters


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Canada rail safety questioned after train derailment diesel leak
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TORONTO A Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd train derailment in Toronto caused a diesel leak near a residential area on Sunday, authorities said. While a regulation body said there were no injuries, Transport Minister Marc Garneau told reporters about 1,200 …
Freight train derailment a 'wake-up call' on rail safety, councillor saysToronto Star
Transport minister wants to know what caused Toronto derailmentCBC.ca
Diesel leaking from Canada train derailment; no injuriesDaily Mail

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Popular lake, river closed to public recreation after 900 gallon sulfuric acid spill – WIAT 42


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Popular lake, river closed to public recreation after 900 gallon sulfuric acid spill
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HANCEVILLE, Ala. The Black Warrior Riverkeepers are asking the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to fine a Hanceville-area company for dumping 900 gallons of sulfuric acid into a body of water at Mulberry Fork. ADEM announced …
(Updated) ADEM investigates sulfuric acid released into Mulberry ForkCullman Times Online
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