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The International Maritime Organization, a global shipping regulator, will cap the limit on sulfur content in fuel oil -- a residue from the refining process that’s used to power ships -- to 0.5 percent in 2020 from 3.5 percent now.
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.
But environmentalists have long worried about the damaging effects of the wide array of toxic chemicals — from sulfur and formaldehyde, to arsenic, copper, lead and mercury — routinely used in textile production.
There is a bitter, sour tone to these episodes, as both Gretchen and Jimmy keep sprinkling sulfur over their own potential.
Syria agreed to destroy the most dangerous substances from its declared chemical-weapons program, including sulfur mustard and sarin.
Look for treatments that use ingredients such as camphor, zinc, and sulfur.
The eruptions carried carbon monoxide, oxygen, hydrogen, sulfur, and other volatile gases.
And Kiehl's Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment is another killer option that contains blemish-fighting sulfur and niacinamide to shrink pores.
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Origin and Etymology of sulfur
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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