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- n. Any substance that causes depletion of something
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- Helped secure an accelerated international schedule for the phase-out of methyl bromide, a leading ozone depleter.
"Food processing facilities in the United States are replacing whole structure treatments with methyl bromide (MB) - an ozone depleter, with treatments using sulfuryl fluoride (SF) and heat," said Zhu, who is a professor of entomology at K-State and a principal investigator on the project.
Alternative to trichloroethane and trichloroethylene is neither an ozone depleter nor a carcinogen and has gained Boeing and Airbus approval on top of critical cleaning performance.
Then report the ozone depleter, the creek polluter, the fake asbestos remover, or any of the folks who have committed crimes against nature …
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