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MA Rethinks Wood-Burning Plants

November 9, 2009 5:14 am | News | Comments

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.

Tyson Foods Must Pay $250K In Labor Suit

November 9, 2009 5:08 am | News | Comments

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.

Greenwashing — I've Been Had

November 9, 2009 4:33 am | by CARRIE ELLIS, Editor, Chem.Info | Blogs | Comments

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.

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House Passes Chemical & Water Security Act

November 9, 2009 4:23 am | News | Comments

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.

MD Steel Plant Under Investigation

November 9, 2009 3:57 am | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a furnace fire at a Maryland steel plant. A state spokesman said Friday officials are investigating the Sept.

Meat Plant Not Clean After Listeriosis Outbreak

November 9, 2009 3:48 am | News | Comments

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.

Utah Plant Explosion Caused By Burst Pipe

November 9, 2009 3:37 am | News | Comments

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.

Wal-Mart's Industrial Vehicle Management

November 6, 2009 10:07 am | News | Comments

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Ultrafiltration With 20 Percent More Capacity

November 6, 2009 9:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Separate Products With Poor Flow Characteristics

November 6, 2009 6:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bunting® Magnetics Co. has released the RotoGrate magnetic separator, which is designed for products with poor flow characteristics.

Fast Feeders For Light, Bulky Materials

November 6, 2009 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Laser-Accurate Portable Gas Analysis

November 6, 2009 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Intersystems Launches New Website

November 6, 2009 5:25 am | News | Comments

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.

KLM To Test Biofuels With Passengers On Flight

November 6, 2009 4:31 am | News | Comments

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 .

Explosion At MO Processing Plant

November 6, 2009 4:07 am | News | Comments

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.

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