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Officials Announce Expansion of Ankeny Plastics Plant

February 17, 2015 9:14 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

According to a news release, the planned expansion reflects a $7 million project in 2010. But Hargen says the latest addition is meant to strengthen the facility to be "capable of withstanding an F-5 tornado."

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Judge: Oil, Gas Firms Not Liable For La. Coastal Erosion

February 16, 2015 11:12 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal judge has dismissed a New Orleans-area levee authority's lawsuit charging oil and gas companies with destroying Louisiana's coastal wetlands.

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Proposal Tries to Help Wean Washington Off Coal-Fired Power

February 16, 2015 11:06 am | by PHUONG LE, Associated Press | Comments

Lawmakers hoping to wean Washington state off coal power are trying to ease the way for the state's utilities to end the electricity it gets from coal.

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Apples Modified to Resist Browning Receive Federal Approval

February 16, 2015 10:58 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The development could boost sales of apples for snacks, salads and other uses.

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Ex-New Mexico Nuke Dump Workers to be Offered Free Screening

February 16, 2015 10:53 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A project out of a New York college is set to offer free medical-screening programs for former workers at the federal government's nuclear waste repository.

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OSHA Cites Oklahoma Food Processor Over Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

February 13, 2015 1:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Chem.Info | Comments

During an October 2014 inspection of the plant in Guymon, Oklahoma, OSHA officials found Seaboard Foods failed to provide proper written procedures, safety practices, worker training and equipment testing for its pair of anhydrous ammonia refrigeration systems.  

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EPA Could List New Jersey River Among Nation's Most Contaminated

February 13, 2015 12:58 pm | by Andy Szal, Chem.Info | Comments

The local nonprofit Hackensack Riverkeeper petitioned the EPA for the investigation, citing "a long list of toxic chemicals and heavy metals" contaminating river sediment along a 22-mile stretch from Oradell to Newark Bay.

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Halliburton Says It Will Eliminate at Least 5,000 Jobs

February 13, 2015 12:53 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

The Houston company said it will lay off 6.5 to 8 percent of its staff, which represents 5,005 to 6,160 employees based on its total from the end of 2014.

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Neenah Paper Planning Mill Expansion

February 13, 2015 10:08 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Neenah Paper is bucking the industry trend of recent years. It plans to build a new manufacturing plant in Appleton to produce specialty filter paper, expanding the company's Appleton Mill that encompasses about 10 acres.

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Congress to Postpone Sending Keystone-Pipeline Bill to Obama

February 13, 2015 10:03 am | by Associated Press | Comments

Congressional leaders are delaying sending a bill authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline to the White House for a likely veto until after the recess break.

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IBM, New York Residents Reach Settlement in Pollution Lawsuit

February 13, 2015 9:53 am | by Associated Press | Comments

A settlement has been reached in a $100 million lawsuit filed by businesses and residents of an upstate New York village where a toxic chemical from a former IBM plant polluted their neighborhoods.

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Chemical Safety Board Under Fire

February 12, 2015 5:06 pm | by Andy Szal, Chem.Info | Comments

The federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents has come under increasing fire on a number of fronts in recent days, with former employees, members of Congress and even the Obama administration calling its activities into question.

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Bayer Announces Reorganization as ‘Pure Life-Sciences Company’

February 12, 2015 3:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Chem.Info | Comments

German chemical giant Bayer AG is set to become a "pure life-sciences company" following a reorganization process set to be completed early next year.

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Consumer Health Group Finds Toxic Chocolate Valentine Surprise

February 12, 2015 3:20 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Foodmanufacturing.com | Comments

The consumer health group says the confectioners have failed to warn its consumers of the toxic chemical cadmium in the companies' chocolate products.

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Spain: Toxic Cloud Spreads Over 5 Towns After Chemical Blast

February 12, 2015 9:40 am | by CIARAN GILES, Associated Press | Comments

Spanish authorities ordered the residents of five northeastern towns to stay indoors for some two hours after a chemical explosion at a warehouse spread a large, orange toxic cloud over the area.

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