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Regulators Seek Public Comment On Dow Dioxin Cleanup

October 19, 2009 5:11 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Federal and state officials say they're seeking public comment on a proposed deal with Dow Chemical Co. on designing a cleanup of dioxin contamination near a plant in Midland. The U.S.

N. Korea Hackers Steal S. Korea Chemical Secrets

October 19, 2009 5:00 am | News | Comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A North Korea cyber warfare unit hacked into a South Korean military command earlier this year and stole some 2,000 national secrets, including information on toxic chemical makers, a news report said Saturday.

Man Dies In Wisconsin Plant Fire

October 19, 2009 4:51 am | News | Comments

COLUMBUS, Wis. (AP) - One person has died in an explosion and fire at a manufacturing plant in Columbus. Fire officials say the maintenance employee was killed while using a hand-held grinder on some floor bolts at American Packaging Corp. Sunday about 6 p.m.

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Fish Company Ensures Metal-Free Product

October 16, 2009 11:23 am | News | Comments

Channel Fish Company (Boston, MA), producers of frozen and salted seafood, takes tremendous care at every step of their process to produce the highest quality product.

Filters For Liquid Process Applications

October 16, 2009 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Eaton Corp. has engineered a new line of filters to handle a range of liquid process applications across various industries. According to the company: LOFMEM™ membrane cartridges are absolute-rated filters that provide precise, repeatable and sub-micron level filtration.

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Supersonic Ejector Reduces Hydrocarbon Emissions

October 16, 2009 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dresser-Rand Group introduces a new compressor technology employing supersonic ejectors. By reclaiming gases ordinarily vented into the atmosphere, the ejectors offer environmental benefits and enable facilities to operate more efficiently.

Customizable Modular Control

October 16, 2009 10:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Athena Controls recently launched its new line of Foundation™ Series customizable modular control products. According to Athena, the Foundation™ Series delivers: Simple, cost-effective, multi-loop PID control to more complex custom state machine control.

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Texas Industries Worry About EPA Crackdown

October 16, 2009 6:51 am | News | Comments

JOHN McFARLAND Associated Press Writer - October 16, 2009 DALLAS (AP) - For

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Poet Introduces New Ethanol Co-Product

October 16, 2009 6:44 am | News | Comments

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Poet LLC, the nation's top ethanol producer, says it is introducing a co-product that can be used as a gum base or in films, packaging, adhesives, coatings and glazes.

DOE Denies Nuclear Enrichment Plant Funding

October 16, 2009 6:38 am | News | Comments

October 16, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio (AP) - The Department of Energy said Thursday it no longer expects to give $30 million for demonstration work at a uranium-enrichment plant in southern Ohio.

Activists Ask EPA For Tougher Pesticide Rules

October 16, 2009 6:35 am | News | Comments

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A coalition of nonprofit groups is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to write stronger regulations to protect children from exposure to farm chemicals sprayed near thousands of schools.

Carson Residents Sue Shell Over Toxic Chemical

October 16, 2009 6:30 am | News | Comments

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of Carson residents have sued Shell Oil Co., claiming it contaminated a neighborhood with cancer-causing benzene and that at least four residents have died as a result.

Chemical Plant Fined $270,000 In 2004 Explosion

October 16, 2009 6:25 am | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) - The Justice Department says a chemical plant has agreed to pay $270,000 in civil penalties to resolve claims resulting from a toxic release of hazardous chemicals at the company's Dalton facility in April 2004. Authorities said a reactor at MFG Chemical Inc.

Lead, Don’t Follow

October 16, 2009 6:19 am | Blogs | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director In attending the Pack & Process Expo shows, respectively, last week, a couple of key market dynamics became very obvious to me. The first is that true market leaders are very impatient. They don’t wait for regulations or legislation.

Coskata Unveils Flexible-Feedstock Ethanol Plant

October 15, 2009 5:36 am | News | Comments

Today, Coskata unveiled its flexible-feedstock ethanol facility in Madison, PA. Here's a look at the facility and the process that has made Coskata one of the hottest companies in biofuel. Click here to read the full story on Coskata's new flexible ethanol facility.

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