STEVE LeBLANC Associated Press Writer - November 9, 2009 BOSTON (AP) - The Patrick administration is rethinking its support of wood-burning power plants, a key element of its long-term strategy to wean Massachusetts off fossil fuels.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A federal court has ruled that Tyson Foods Inc. violated federal labor standards for not paying production line employees for the time it takes them to put on and remove protective and sanitary gear.
The environmental benefits of "green" products are at times hazy, maybe even pseudo-green. How can individual/commercial consumers rely on green labeling to make purchasing decisions.
WASHINGTON (PRNewswire-USNewswire) - On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2868, the Chemical and Water Security Act of 2009, by a vote of 230-193.
BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a furnace fire at a Maryland steel plant. A state spokesman said Friday officials are investigating the Sept.
OTTAWA - A top-to-bottom scrubbing after a deadly listeriosis outbreak apparently didn't fully cleanse a Maple Leaf Foods plant of mould, slime and meat debris, newly released documents show.
WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) - A refinery explosion that severely damaged 10 homes this week was caused by a burst pipe that sprayed hydrogen gas onto a nearby heater, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board's lead investigator said.
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inge watertechnologies has released the dizzer XL 0.9 MB 60, an ultrafiltration module with 20 percent higher water treatment capacity than previous models. Integrated into the company’s “T-Rack”, this system has a smaller footprint than conventional modular designs.
Bunting® Magnetics Co. has released the RotoGrate magnetic separator, which is designed for products with poor flow characteristics.
Eriez® has released a series of AC operated high speed feeders designed specifically for high speed feeding of light, bulky materials. Available in eight models, the feeders feature: Quick-stopping characteristic to assure accurate handling of materials.
AMETEK Process Instruments has broadened its line of 5100 Series gas analyzers to include a portable version. Based on tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy, the analyzer provides analyte specificity, sensitivity and measurement speed of response.
www.intersystems.net has a brand new look! The company is excited that their online entity now matches up with the way they conduct business everyday: consistent, progressive, and proficient.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 6, 2009 In the Netherlands, KLM announced that it would become the first airline to test biofuels on a passenger flight .
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - A massive blast at a production plant in St. Joseph rocked part of the city but initial reports were that everyone at the plant escaped injury. KQTV reports that the explosion at the AG Processing Inc. plant occurred around 3:20 a.m.