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Yes, because the safety systems that are required for furnaces and water heaters are not standard on stoves and ovens. Conventional gas-burning furnaces and hot water heaters include two design elements to prevent build-up of carbon monoxide (poison hazard) and natural gas (explosion hazard) inside the house: A flame sensor checks if the gas is burning. If ...


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According Non-Fire Carbon Monoxide Deaths Associated with the Use of Consumer Products 2003 and 2004 Annual Estimates by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: In the US, deaths due to CO from "Gas Ranges/Ovens" were: 1999: 6 2000: 12 2001: 9 2002: 3 2003: 3 2004: 4 According to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Gas-fired Kitchen Ranges: 51 percent ...


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Dwight Lowell Dumond's Antislavery 1 is available at archive.org. The quote about 100 million is on the first page of chapter 7 and does not give a reference for that figure. SlaveVoyages, a database that is the result of years of international research, has statistics and specific information on individual ships involved in the transatlantic slave trade ...


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Willard did indeed send a letter to the French government in 1848, which can be found here: Letter to Dupont de l'Eure on the Political Position of Women. However, she does not ask for universal suffrage, but for the establishment of a separate female legislative council in addition to the main legislature, which would stay male-only: Suppose, [...] the ...


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According to another, longer piece in the same newspaper (published on the same day), part of the answer is that mandatory winterization rules are still being drafted by the NERC: Last year, the North American Energy Reliability Corp. began crafting mandatory federal winterization rules for power producers. The process is lengthy, however, and could take ...


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While it looks simple to the naked eye, combustion is a ridiculous chemical mess: A detailed kinetic model of propane ignition and combustion in air is developed. The model includes 599 reactions with 92 species and invol ves both the high-temperatureand low-temperature mechanisms of oxidation. This is expected as combustion of a hydrocarbon molecule does ...


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