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Misleading viral video on PH in bottled water brands

Don’t confuse PH with alkalinity. PH (power of hydrogen) is about hydrogen concentration. Alkalinity means the ability to buffer acids. Ironically, adding (acidic) lemons to make water more alkaline works internally because the body reacts with the anionic properties of … Continue reading

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NG storage refill shortfall prompts caution – yet foreign investments surge

10/28/14 http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20141027/NEWS/141029734/sasol-to-build-8-1-billion-petrochemical-complex-in-louisiana “South African firm has given the final OK for a massive petrochemical project in Louisiana. Johannesburg-based Sasol will spend $8.1 billion to develop an ethane cracker and six petrochemical plants in Lake Charles, officials said in an Oct. 27 … Continue reading

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