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OSHA Alleges Safety Violations At MillerCoors

August 3, 2009 11:26 am | News | Comments

DENVER (AP) - Regulators have proposed fining MillerCoors $128,500 over alleged safety violations at its brewery in Golden.

Tyson Foods 3Q Profit Jumps As Chicken Sales Rise

August 3, 2009 10:28 am | News | Comments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Changes at Tyson Foods Inc. over the past year have begun to help the bottom line of the world's largest meat producer, which posted a strong third-quarter profit on Monday.

Dow Chemical To Sell Texas Assets To Arkema

August 3, 2009 10:17 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical Co. is selling a Texas acrylic acid and esters plant and a specialty latex business to Arkema for $50 million. The sale announced Monday involves an acrylic acid and esters plant in Clear Creek, Texas, and the specialty latex business.


3 Reported Critical After Mass. Chemical Leak

August 3, 2009 9:54 am | News | Comments

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Noxious fumes at a Massachusetts trash disposal facility have sent more than four dozen people to hospitals, including three in critical condition. New Bedford Fire Chief Paul Leger says firefighters responded to ABC Disposal Service Inc. just after 10 a.m.

Official: TX Chemical Plant Fire Likely Sparked By Welding

July 31, 2009 4:30 am | News | Comments


U.S. House Rejects Food Safety Bill

July 30, 2009 6:49 am | News | Comments

Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press Writer - July 29, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House defeated a far-reaching food safety bill Wednesday after farm-state lawmakers complained it would be too invasive and others said it was pushed to the floor too quickly.

1 Dead, Several Hurt In NE Miss. Plant Explosion

July 30, 2009 5:25 am | News | Comments

FULTON, Miss. (AP) - One person was killed and others injured in an explosion Wednesday at a copper tubing plant in northeast Mississippi, emergency officials said. Itawamba County Coroner Steven McNeece says Phillip Cason Hosch, 29, of Sulligent, Ala.

'Green Goo' Revealed Toxic Leak At DuPont Zinc Plant

July 30, 2009 5:10 am | News | Comments



Dow Loses $486 Million, Cost Cuts Continue

July 30, 2009 4:21 am | News | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical Co. on Thursday posted a loss driven by charges related to the buyout of rival Rohm & Haas and dismal sales for chemicals used in everything from plastic bags to cars. Yet aggressive cost cutting by the Midland, Mich.

DuPont Plant Delayed Reporting Chemical Leak

July 29, 2009 7:46 am | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Government and company officials say managers at DuPont's Belle chemical plant waited two days to report a toxic material leak to authorities. No one was injured when the sulfur trioxide leaked on July 22.

Injury Toll Up To 8 At Ohio Explosives Plant

July 29, 2009 5:13 am | News | Comments

McARTHUR, Ohio (AP) - An explosion at a southeast Ohio explosives manufacturing plant has injured at least eight workers. Austin Powder Co. Executive Vice President Mike Gleason says the blast about 10:30 a.m.

Germany's Bayer Says Q2 Profit Down 7 Percent

July 29, 2009 4:44 am | News | Comments

MATT MOORE AP Business Writer - July 29, 2009 BERLIN (AP) - German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG said Wednesday that its second-quarter profit slipped 7 percent as sagging sales for its plastics division offset better results from its health-care products.

4 Injured In Blast At Ohio Explosives Plant

July 28, 2009 10:03 am | News | Comments

McARTHUR, Ohio (AP) - An explosion at a southeast Ohio explosives manufacturing plant has injured four workers. Austin Powder Co. Executive Vice President Mike Gleason says the blast about 10:30 a.m.

Soda Ash Plant Cuts 38 Workers

July 28, 2009 8:28 am | News | Comments

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) - Georgia-based OCI Chemical Corp. is laying off 38 employees from its soda ash plant near Green River. OCI Site Manager Mike Hohn says the layoffs include 28 hourly employees and 10 salaried employees. The company employs just over 400 people in Wyoming.

Valero Reports 2Q Loss As Energy Demand Crumbles

July 28, 2009 8:16 am | News | Comments

JOHN PORRETTO AP Energy Writer - July 28, 2009 HOUSTON (AP) - Oil refiner Valero


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