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The Crusades and Obstacles of Regulatory Compliance

September 3, 2015 | by Greg Haunschild, P.E., CEO of ACS Engineering | Comments

Although regulators are continuously implementing new rules that make compliance more difficult, the system can still be simplified, and must be.

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Cannabis RX — Legalized Marijuana by The Numbers

June 18, 2015 3:15 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

It's now the fastest-growing industry in America.


Three Times Cool Tech Transformed Manufacturing

June 15, 2015 5:15 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

From a vineyard in Vermont to the massive Port of Hamburg, here are three examples of IoT technology taking manufacturing to the next level.


Pic of The Day: A Bird's Eye View of a Giant Offshore Rig

June 3, 2015 5:08 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Everything looks serene from way up high and massive oil rigs are no exception. 


Are You Prepared for Summer?

May 20, 2015 9:45 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, IMPO Magazine | Comments

The summer heat can be particularly dangerous in manufacturing facilities as it often takes a heavy toll on workers, reduces morale, and can result in reduced productivity and dangerous safety risks.


Photos of The Day: Is Glyphosate Causing Physical Harm to Rural Colombians?

May 14, 2015 4:55 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

While officials in the U.S. continue to debate the safety of glyphosate, recent photos taken by the Associated Press show what rural Colombians say is hard evidence the herbicide is damaging for human health.


Inside Watts Bar Nuclear Plant — One of The Longest Building Projects in US History

May 13, 2015 12:31 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Construction has taken so long, the newest U.S. nuclear plant will run on 70s-era technology.  


The Debate Over Arctic Drilling: What's At Stake?

May 8, 2015 11:51 am | by Dan Joling, The Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Geological Survey estimates Arctic offshore reserves at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.


Big Data Dawn On The High Seas

May 8, 2015 9:49 am | by GE Reports | Comments

A seaborne locomotive sounds like crazy idea, but engineer Andy McKeran, who designs heavy-duty offshore equipment at GE, might give it another look.


Meet The ‘Breaking Bad’ Chemist Who’s Helping Make Science Cool

May 7, 2015 5:38 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Dr. Donna Nelson, the former scientific advisor to the hit-show “Breaking Bad” and president-elect of the American Chemical Society talks Hollywood, making meth, and the most urgent issue facing the chemical industry.


The World’s Largest Chemical Complex — By The (Big) Numbers

May 6, 2015 2:58 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Based in Saudi Arabia, Sadara Chemical Company is a joint venture between Dow Chemical Company and Saudi Aramco, and the mega facility promises to be a game-changer for the chemicals industry.


Illinois County Does Booming Business in Asbestos Lawsuits

April 30, 2015 10:04 am | by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press | Comments

Since 2005, these lawsuits have generated a $14 million surplus for Edwardsville and solidified Madison County's place at the center of a long-running national debate over personal-injury claims.


Six Key Factors Influencing The Oil Market

April 21, 2015 9:33 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

How long will oil prices stay low? The speculation game continues. Here are the key indicators that will continue to impact the market in the coming months.


Behind The Lens of 5 Iconic AP Photos of The BP Oil Spill

April 20, 2015 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Coverage of the BP oil spill back in 2010 began as a sprint, trying to find out who had been hurt in the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, and how bad the leak might get. It turned into a marathon as at least 134 million gallons of crude spewed from the well over 87 days.


Pics of The Day: Would You Eat This?

April 15, 2015 5:10 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Creepy crawlies are a growing craze in the food industry. Because of its eco-friendly edge, the burgeoning industry is attracting food enthusiasts and innovators alike, who are leveraging bugs to create sustainable solutions in agriculture.


Environmentalists Kick up Dust at Fracking Industry in Drought-Stricken California

April 15, 2015 3:58 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

California is choking on a worsening drought and needs more hydration. Fracking uses lots of water. Ergo, fracking must be making the drought worse. Right? Not necessarily, many are saying.



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