Tag: lead

This is how Joe Stanley rolls

Posted by on May 31, 2016

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Life for Joe Stanley could have turned out differently. A string of seemingly unrelated incidents converged in his life to turn a would-be CPA into an award-winning faculty member at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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UMR researchers find arsenic, lead in New Orleans’ sediment

Posted by on July 13, 2007

A recent report from researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla says the team found concentrations of leachable arsenic and lead in excess of drinking water standards in a number of sediment and soil samples it collected from New Orleans’ parishes in 2005.

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Drinking water: make mine unleaded, says UMR chemist

Posted by on May 10, 2006

The use of monochloramine to disinfect drinking water can cause harmful levels of lead in the water, says a University of Missouri-Rolla chemist. His research will be published in the May 15 issue of the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

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UMR study tackles pollution prevention at power plants

Posted by on April 6, 2006

America’s desire for cheap electricity, generated by the nation’s coal-fired power plants, comes with a hidden environmental concern, says a University of Missouri-Rolla researcher.

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Lead-free mandate will affect aerospace industry, says UMR researcher

Posted by on June 21, 2005

Dr. Matt O’Keefe, associate professor of materials science and engineering at UMR, is testing solder joints to find out how lead (tin-lead) and lead-free (tin-silver-copper) solders compare. His work is in collaboration with Boeing-Phantom Works, Northrop Grumman, Air Force Research Laboratory and the Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies (CAMT), which is housed at UMR.

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