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Wis. Meatpacking Plant Fire Out, Damage Could Top $50M

July 9, 2009 4:14 am | News | Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The stubborn fire that gutted part of a sprawling meatpacking plant in suburban Milwaukee is finally out. That declaration came Wednesday afternoon as the estimate of damage from the two-and-a-half-day fire soared to $50 million or more.

Water Emergency From Wis. Meatpacking Plant Fire Ending

July 8, 2009 4:30 am | News | Comments

CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) - The mayor of Cudahy has given the all-clear for residents to resume normal water usage as of midnight Tuesday night after more than a day of restricted use as firefighters battled a huge fire in a meatpacking plant.

Cudahy Officials To Hold Morning News Conference

July 7, 2009 4:34 am | News | Comments

CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) - Cudahy (CUD'-ah-hay) authorities are expected to update residents about a still-burning fire that gutted part of a meatpacking plant and prompted the evacuation of hundreds. The fire started late Sunday and burned all of Monday at Patrick Cudahy Inc.

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Blaze At Wis. Meatpacking Plant Causes Evacuation

July 6, 2009 9:19 am | News | Comments

DINESH RAMDE Associated Press Writer - July 6, 2009 CUDAHY, Wis. (AP) - Fire crews battled a large blaze at a meatpacking plant south of Milwaukee on Monday, and authorities warned residents within a mile of the plant to leave the area because of the threat of toxic fumes.

Analysis: No Sure Things In Economic Development

July 6, 2009 7:13 am | News | Comments

ALAN SAYRE AP Business Writer - July 4, 2009 NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The past few weeks in

Wyoming Plant Making Ethanol From Trees

July 6, 2009 6:57 am | News | Comments

BOB MOEN Associated Press Writer - July 4, 2009 UPTON, Wyo. (AP) - In the tiny town of Upton, KL Energy Corp's test plant is among those at the forefront of a concerted research effort to turn trees, waste wood and other plants into automobile fuel. The Rapid City, S.D.

Biofuels and Feedstocks: A Commercialization Outlook

July 6, 2009 5:43 am | News | Comments

By Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest July 6, 2009 Of all the hydrocarbons and simple sugars that can be made from biomass, or recovered from fossil reserves, gasoline, diesel and natural gas remain the most important end-products and are likely to remain so for some time to come.

Potato Salad Algae

July 1, 2009 8:25 am | Blogs | Comments

Similar to the combination of brats, beer, potato salad and family that allow my Independence Day celebration to make such a positive impact, so is the answer to our future energy needs. It will not solely be developments in wind and solar energy harvesting, or the development of new feedstocks like biomass and algae. Rather, all of these outlets need to be investigated and resources should continue to be invested.

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Collision Course

July 1, 2009 5:50 am | News | Comments

Parmy Olson Forbes.com - June 29, 2009 LONDON -- Hugo Spowers is an inventor with a dream -- perhaps an impossible one. After nearly a decade of mighty labor and no little expense, he has built a hydrogen-fuel cell car--albeit one so tiny it's more like a buggy.

Dow Chemical To Close 3 Louisiana Plants

July 1, 2009 4:23 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical will close three Louisiana plants as the company shifts

DuPont, Bayer Agree On License-Sharing

June 30, 2009 11:15 am | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - DuPont Co. and Bayer CropScience said Thursday they have agreed to share licenses and resolve patent disputes.

Did Toxic Chemical In Iraq Cause GIs' Illnesses?

June 30, 2009 10:57 am | News | Comments

Larry Roberta's every breath is a painful reminder of his time in Iraq. He can't walk a block without gasping for air. His chest hurts, his migraines sometimes persist for days and he needs pills to help him sleep. James Gentry came home with rashes, ear troubles and a shortness of breath.

Dow & Algenol To Build Algae-Based Ethanol Pilot Plant

June 30, 2009 10:31 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. PRNewswire - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it plans to work with Algenol Biofuels, Inc. to build and operate a pilot-scale algae-based integrated biorefinery that will convert CO2 into ethanol.

New Lease & Rental Programs For Wastewater & Process Equipment

June 30, 2009 9:07 am | News | Comments

PALMYRA, Pa. - Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, the world leader in process mixing technology, is now offering its technology through flexible rental and leasing programs.

Plant Saves $200,000 In NOx Credits

June 30, 2009 9:00 am | News | Comments

At Constellation Energy's Brandon Shores station, use of Emerson 's SmartProcess®

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