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Climate Bill Faces Resistance Over Costs

October 28, 2009 6:02 am | Comments

DINA CAPPIELLO & H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writers - October 28, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration warned on Tuesday that the U.S.

Climat Bill Faces Resistance Over Costs

October 28, 2009 6:02 am | Comments

DINA CAPPIELLO & H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writers - October 28, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration warned on Tuesday that the U.S.

Company Fined For Ammonia Release

October 28, 2009 5:35 am | Comments

COLTON, Calif. (AP) - A rail leasing company has agreed to pay $5,000 to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to immediately notify the release of ammonia at their Southern California facility last year. The EPA said Tuesday that GATX Corp.


How $3.4B Will Be Spent On A Smarter Energy Grid

October 28, 2009 5:15 am | Comments

ARCADIA, FLORIDA (AP) - Speaking at Florida Power and Light's (FPL) DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center, President Barack Obama today announced the largest single energy grid modernization investment in U.S.

Obama Touts Clean Energy Economy

October 28, 2009 4:53 am | Comments

WASHINGTON (Kyodo) - U.S. President Barack Obama rallied for clean energy Tuesday from Arcadia, Florida., where he hailed the launch of the largest solar plant in the United States and championed his administration's investments to promote energy innovation.

Enterprise Process Monitoring For Winemakers

October 27, 2009 12:07 pm | Comments

“Bronco Winery is passionate about producing its wines with a consistent color, flavor, and mouth-feel,” says John Franzia, a co-owner in the California-based Bronco Wine Company. The metrics are staggering. Their top brand-Charles Shaw-sells for $2 in California.

Fisker To Build Plug-In Hybrid Cars At Idled GM Plant

October 27, 2009 5:53 am | Comments

RANDALL CHASE Associated Press Writer - October 27, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - California luxury automaker Fisker Automotive is buying an idled General Motors assembly plant in Delaware to produce plug-in hybrid electric cars.

Top 10 EPA GHG Reporting Facts

October 27, 2009 5:46 am | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Last week I attended a webinar on the EPA's mandatory reporting of greenhouse gases (GHGs) rule, hosted by U.S. Energy and Wenck.


Brother Gets Same Sentence For Cudahy Plant Fire

October 27, 2009 5:13 am | Comments

CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press Writer - October 27, 2009 MILWAUKEE (AP) - Two

DOE Chooses Advanced Energy Research Projects

October 27, 2009 4:43 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 27, 2009 In California, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that ARPA-E - the Department's recently-formed Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy - has awarded $151 million in funding for 37 research projects.

Cytec To Pay $155,000 For Clean Air Act Violation

October 27, 2009 4:33 am | Comments

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) - Federal officials say a chemical company based in Wallingford will pay a civil penalty of $155,000 to resolve claims it violated the Clean Air Act.

Dow Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation

October 27, 2009 4:17 am | Comments

FREEPORT, Texas (AP) - A leak in a Dow Chemical underground pipeline is prompting the evacuation of more than 60 homes in Freeport.

Keeping Your Workforce Healthy

October 26, 2009 12:45 pm | Comments

By Amanda Earing, News Editor, Manufacturing.Net The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, on average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized and 36,000 people die from seasonal flu complications in the U.S.

Safety Board To Investigate Tesoro Refinery Fire

October 26, 2009 7:36 am | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says it is sending a three-person team to investigate a fire at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Salt Lake City. The Wednesday night fire followed a power outage at the refinery earlier in the day.

Soybeans Used To Make Polyurethane Foam

October 26, 2009 6:18 am | Comments

MARTIN MOYLAN The Associated Press - October 26, 2009 EDINA, Minn. (AP) - Have you ever felt soybeans in your couch, or mattress? Well they might be there, even if you can't feel them.


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