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What worries local officials is the real possibility that cities will face crippling diesel bans as nitrogen-oxide levels are exceeded.
In 2011, researchers led by Richard Masel, a chemist and CEO of Dioxide Materials in Boca Raton, Florida, tested a setup with silver and iridium oxide catalysts and a liquid electrolyte to promote the CO2 to CO reaction.
Although diesels generate high nitrogen-oxides emission levels, diesel burns more efficiently than gasoline and gets better mileage.
She was trained as a medical doctor and also has a Ph.D. CASAC’s duties include providing expert advice and exhaustively reviewing standards for pollutants such as nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, particulate matter, and ozone.
The plant will have the biggest production capacity in the world for these chemicals, capable of manufacturing 1 billion pounds of propylene oxide and 2.2 billion pounds of tertiary butyl alcohol a year.
Mixed-oxide fuel is a means to convert weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear energy.
Isabella Karle developed processes to synthesize plutonium chloride out of lumps of impure plutonium oxide.
Thermite, a combination of iron oxide (rust) and aluminum powder.
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