BP chief executive Tony Hayward said that over the last 24 hours, the cap placed on the gusher near the sea floor trapped about 420,000 gallons of oil.
A federal panel of about 50 experts is recommending the continued use of chemical dispersants to break up the oil gushing in the Gulf of Mexico, despite its harm to plankton, larvae and fish.
Imperium Grays Harbor was fined $11,700 for 11 serious violations, defined as those with potential to cause death or serious injury, after a 10,000-gallon glycerin tank exploded last December.
An Indian court convicted seven former senior employees of Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary of "death by negligence" for their roles in the Bhopal gas tragedy that left an estimated 15,000 people dead.
Manufacturers need the right initiatives combined with vast support from local and state governments, industry organizations, and educational institutions in order to maintain a safe level of sustainability.
TandD Corporation's RTR-500 data logging system provides the ability to monitor and download data without the need to physically retrieve the loggers.
The Thermo Scientific Prima PRO offers complete, precise and fast gas composition analysis with lower maintenance requirements than gas chromatography systems.
Omega’s new wi-8 series of wireless monitoring and control systems can monitor up to 8 wireless sensors.
CRAIC Technologies' 20/20 Film™ microspectrophotometer is designed to measure the thickness of thin films rapidly and non-destructively.
Biotech equipment maker Millipore Corp. said Thursday its shareholders have approved the company's $6 billion sale to German drug and chemical maker Merck KGaA.
However, the legislation could also increase the liability risk from trade partners’ lack of compliance, additional product-testing costs and higher costs associated with finding alternatives to questionable chemicals—just as the battered economy is on the cusp of a recovery.
Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses being sold at McDonald's, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 million of the cheap U.S.-made collectibles.
Robots a mile beneath the Gulf positioned the lid over the main pipe on the leaking well Thursday night.
A panel studying the deadly Kleen power plant explosion wants state regulators to consider stronger licensing and training rules on "gas blow" procedures, in which high-pressure natural gas is blown through pipes.
The defense attorney for a former slaughterhouse manager put on a hard hat and long white frock and said, "Can you tell how old I am?"