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Propane Tanker Explodes On Busy Indianapolis Expressway

October 23, 2009 11:33 am | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - State highway engineers have reopened a westbound bridge on Interstate 465 that had been closed because of propane tanker explosion on an Indianapolis expressway. The eastbound I-465 bridge that was directly over the scene of the crash Thursday remains closed.

Fuel Storage Blast Rocks Puerto Rico Capital

October 23, 2009 11:05 am | Comments

Mike Melia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - October 23, 2009 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - An explosion at a fuel storage facility sent earthquake-force shock waves across Puerto Rico's capital on Friday and created a tower of inky black smoke that forced airliners to alter flight paths.

Utilities To Build Electric Car Infrastructure

October 23, 2009 5:46 am | Comments

DETROIT (AP) - A trade group representing 70 percent of U.S. electric utilities has pledged to work aggressively to put charging stations and other infrastructure in place to support electric vehicles that soon will be in dealer showrooms. Anthony Earley Jr.

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Report: Biofuels Emission Rules Encourage Deforestation

October 23, 2009 5:27 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 23, 2009 Controversy over land use change

Disgruntled Worker Allegedly Contaminates 40,000 Pounds Of Meat

October 23, 2009 5:13 am | Comments

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Officials say a cotton glove found in a meat grinder at a Des Moines meatpacking plant stopped production and led to an inspection of about 40,000 pounds of meat. Police have no motive for last Thursday's incident at Swan Packing Inc.

FDA To Crack Down On Food Labels

October 23, 2009 4:56 am | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ever wondered how that "Smart Choices" sticker wound up on the front of boxes of Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs? Well, federal health officials are having similar thoughts, and they're warning food manufacturers.

Cabot Fined $56,650 For Three Chemical Spills

October 23, 2009 4:40 am | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - State environmental regulators are imposing fines against Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. after the gas-exploration company reported three chemical spills in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Asbestos Death Reaps $1.5M Verdict

October 23, 2009 4:24 am | Comments

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa & ST. LOUIS ( BUSINESS WIRE ) - The New York law firm of Belluck & Fox has obtained a $1.

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Upgrading Fall Protection Systems & Gangway Equipment

October 22, 2009 1:03 pm | Comments

After winning the Safety Excellence Award from ILTA in 2007 and 2008, Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group was scrupulous when upgrading its safety equipment.

Advanced Submersible Pump Technology

October 22, 2009 12:22 pm | Comments

ABS has introduced the EffeX range of submersible sewage pumps driven by motors that reduce energy consumption and environmental impact. According to the company, the advanced pump technology results in better reliability, fewer blockages and lower operational costs.

Industrial Blowers & Vacuum Pumps

October 22, 2009 6:48 am | Comments

A look at Gardner Denver's positive displacement industrial blowers, vacuum pumps, lubricants and the team that puts them all together.

Dow Revenues Slide, Company Cuts Spending

October 22, 2009 4:36 am | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical said Thursday that revenues slid in the third quarter and the company that makes the basic ingredients for everything from toys to cars is not counting on better conditions this year or next.

The SuperFreakonomics Of Global Warming

October 21, 2009 12:24 pm | Comments

Steven D. Levitt of Freakonomics fame proposes some radical solutions for global warming, including the direct injection of sulfur dioxide from coal-burning power plants into the stratosphere.

Ice Cream Cone Wins Food Product Development Competition

October 21, 2009 10:54 am | Comments

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AScribe Newswire) - A gluten-free flavored waffle cone developed by two Kansas State University graduate students is the first-place winner in an international product development competition. K-State's Angela Dodd, a master's student in food science, Carrington, N.D.

How Madatory EPA GHG Reporting Will Affect Small Businesses

October 21, 2009 9:54 am | Comments

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson discusses the agency's recently announced Mandatory Reporting

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