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Leach

Bernard (Howell). 1887--1979, British potter, born in Hong Kong
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Both columns were producing their own acid by the time the leaches were terminated and both are still responding to the ferric sulfate leach solution.
Further complicating the risk evaluation, EPA's study of some 1,000 samples of pressure-treated lumber revealed that CCA leaches from weathered wood at widely varying rates.
The county's move could make it tough for the Leaches to hold big races at the venue.
Other projects have shown that hexavalent chromium leaches from CCA-treated wood, including a 1990 study by scientists from the University of Guelph in Ontario, published in volume 9 of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, that showed that leaching of chromium increased as the pH of a deck-washing solution was lowered.