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Central Illinois Landfill Agrees to Not Store Toxic Waste

November 16, 2015 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A central Illinois landfill won't be allowed to accept certain types of chemical waste without getting approval from local governments under a settlement.


Chemists Turn Bacterial Molecules Into Potential Drug Molecules

November 16, 2015 9:33 am | by Syracuse University | News | Comments

The implications for the study of biology and pharmacology are said to be enormous.


Coal Not Going Away Anytime Soon Despite Renewables Push

November 16, 2015 9:22 am | by LOUISE WATT, Associated Press | News | Comments

Coal: Can't live with it and can't live without it — at least not yet.


Manure From Millions of Hogs Fuels Natural Gas Project

November 16, 2015 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Supporters of a biogas project taking shape in northern Missouri say that manure from about 2 million hogs will be converted into renewable natural gas and sold by summer 2016.


Is SandRidge Energy Inc. Close to Crumbling?

November 16, 2015 9:01 am | by SARAH TERRY-COBO, The Journal Record | News | Comments

SandRidge Energy Inc.'s most important assets are at the epicenter of Oklahoma's ongoing earthquake problem.


Company Puts Used Fracking Fluid to Other Uses

November 16, 2015 8:49 am | by DAVID BEARD, The Dominion Post | News | Comments

Deep-well injection of used fracking fluid raises concerns of environmental pollution and pressure-stimulated earthquakes.


1 Dead, 2 Injured in California Gas Line Explosion

November 16, 2015 8:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The flames could be seen for miles after erupting Friday afternoon in a farm field south of Bakersfield.


EU Regulators Say Glyphosate 'Unlikely to Cause Cancer'

November 13, 2015 2:36 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | News | Comments

The debate over a key chemical used in Roundup just got tangled even deeper in the weeds. 


Cuomo to Reject Proposed Gas Terminal Off Coast

November 13, 2015 10:50 am | by MICHAEL BALSAMO, DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will reject a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in the waters off New York and New Jersey amid an outcry from residents of some coastal communities that it could endanger the environment and be a target for terrorists.


Crowd Gathers at Hanford B Reactor as National Park Created

November 13, 2015 10:46 am | by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hundreds of people gathered Thursday inside the historic B Reactor on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to mark the creation of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park.


A November Stock Slide Continues as Oil, Metals Prices Fall

November 13, 2015 10:42 am | by MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer | News | Comments

A deepening slump in prices for oil, metals and other commodities sent stock prices lower on Thursday.


Strong Odor Challenge of Mercaptans

November 13, 2015 9:57 am | by Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences | News | Comments

Here comes the logical solution to many chemical dilemmas: a right catalyst may turn even unpleasant chemicals into valuable and friendly products.


Goal of New Produce Safety Rules: Prevent Illness Outbreaks

November 13, 2015 9:39 am | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press | News | Comments

New produce safety rules from the government Friday are intended to help prevent the kind of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness that occurred over the past decade linked to fresh spinach, cantaloupes, cucumbers and other foods.


Colorado Disputes Key Part of EPA Mine Report

November 13, 2015 9:21 am | by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press | News | Comments

Colorado officials say they didn't endorse an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup operation that caused a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine, disputing a key claim by federal agencies that state experts signed off on the plan.


Campbell Soup Recalls 355,000 Cans of SpaghettiOs

November 13, 2015 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Campbell Soup is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original in the U.S. due to a possible choking hazard.



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