Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tag "Soot"

    Rivers state: A people high on soot

Rivers state: A people high on soot

BY TOMBARI SIBEA dense smell rudely greets your nasal channel as you take your first step out the door in the morning. The unmistakable choking smell of a cocktail of diesel and kerosene, or some hydrocarbon product, permeates the air space. It feels quite dense, and triggers burden the otherwise simple biological process of respiration. The respiratory system overworks itself, [...]

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    Port Harcourt, the city of soot

Port Harcourt, the city of soot

Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers state, has been completely taken over by soot, an airborne contaminant which is a mass of impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons.The increasing level of soot in the air and environment of Port Harcourt is largely due to two factors, the activities of security agencies who burn off illegally [...]

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    Destruction of refineries responsible for soot deposits, says Wike

Destruction of refineries responsible for soot deposits, says Wike

Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, says uncontrolled destruction of illegal refineries is partly responsible of the soot deposits in the state.Soot is a black substance that is produced when coal, wood or any item is burnt.According to Simeon Nwakaudu, Wike's media aide, the governor said this during the courtesy visit by Enobong Udoh, general officer commanding the sixth division of [...]

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    Soot: Rivers shuts Chinese construction company

Soot: Rivers shuts Chinese construction company

The Rivers state government has shut CGC, a Chinese construction company, located on the Obirikwere-Airport Link Road in Port Harcourt.Austin Tam-George, commissioner for information, disclosed this on Saturday.Tam-George said the task force outfit on soot closed the facility on Friday, after discovering that a plant there was contributing to the environmental hazard in the city.Residents of Port Harcourt have been [...]

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