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#2437 - 07/29/05 09:54 AM Solution to Sulpher Pollution

hello all.

if there are any people out there with a degree in bio sciences or environmental sciences, please pay attention.

i have just started an experiment whereby i have found a plant that grows 400 -1200 percent or faster in a solution of CaSo-2H20. the Ca and So have a subscript of 2.

the results are incredible.

if anyone knows anything about the chemical formula i am working with and wants to guide me, please email me. i want to get this out there because i think it may solve sulpher polution caused by building materials.


#2438 - 07/29/05 03:15 PM Re: Solution to Sulpher Pollution
Uncle Al Offline

Registered: 10/17/04
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Loc: Southern California
1) "Sulfur" not "sulpher."

2) No, it isn't. Gypsum (Plaster of Paris, and now discarded Drierite) has been added to heavy soils for a thousand years to aid drainage by dewelling smectite clays. Hydroponics is a mature technology from packages of "living lettuce" in your grocery to British Columbia's $1.3 billion/year "Northern Lights" hydroponic marijuana.

3) Look up the mass/year of calcium sulfate/sulfite recovered from power plant exhaust scrubbing. How many thousands of square miles of plantings would you need to consume it? What do you do with the vegetation afterward - burn it?
Uncle Al
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#2439 - 07/31/05 02:40 PM Re: Solution to Sulpher Pollution
everforward Offline
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Registered: 07/31/05
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Loc: UK
Hey chris this actually sounds like a good idea. Considering the studies on reclamaition currently being undertaken to find a way of neutralising the waste emissions from active sites. This, combined with the capture and refinement of waste gases from these active sites could be a lot better if some time was spent on it than simply allowing it to escape and pollute or as current proposals go capturing it and burying it under the North Sea. If you contact the Department for Trade and Industry in the UK with a detailed proposal of uptake rates, bi-products and volumes required then the feasibility studies can be carried out to determine if "treatment works" where these plants would be grown could be useful or cost effective as a mean of removing pollutants from the atmosphere. If you need the number just request it from one of the labour info .gov sites and they will pass it on to you. There is a lot of work to do though.

Carry on smile

#2440 - 07/31/05 02:42 PM Re: Solution to Sulpher Pollution
everforward Offline
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Registered: 07/31/05
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CORRECTION:- reclaimation

#2441 - 08/01/05 06:12 AM Re: Solution to Sulpher Pollution

Try again; reclamation.

#2442 - 08/01/05 04:14 PM Re: Solution to Sulpher Pollution
Yet Another Crank Offline

Registered: 05/31/05
Posts: 65
Loc: My secret island lair
"the results are incredible."

Yes, I'm sure they defy credibility.

Sulfur pollution generally results in hazy atmospheric conditions, as water vapor condenses around sulfur in the air. It goes away when it rains (giving us acid rain). Hosing down the atmosphere would be more efficient than what you propose. Just buy my handy-dandy RainMaker 3000, only six payments of $3999.99, and all your problems are washed away. wink
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