PITTSBURGH (AP) - A retired Pittsburgh soldier has joined dozens of others nationwide in suing a contractor for exposure to a dangerous chemical while he guarded a water treatment plant in Iraq. Glen Bootay's federal lawsuit was filed Friday against KBR Inc.
MIKE SMITH AP Political Writer - September 14, 2009 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - There are no nuclear power plants in Indiana, but lawmakers are expected to wrestle next year with whether to offer an incentive that could boost prospects for building reactors in the state.
Marley Seaman AP Health Writer - September 14, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - Drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co. said Monday it will eliminate 5,500 jobs, or 13.
Tracey de Morsella The Green Economy Post - September 14, 2009 The financial risk
B y Anna Wells, Editor, IMPO Like most of us, the recession has caused me to somewhat modify my behavior over the past 18 months. The funny thing about putting a big purchase or two on hold, I've found, is that the longer I wait to get it, the less I actually want it.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Plastics maker Myers Industries Inc. said Monday that it will close two of its manufacturing facilities by the end of the year as part of its efforts to better align its capacity and cut operating costs. About 158 jobs will be eliminated.
Jime Lane Biofuels Digest - September 14, 2009 For a number of years, biofuels studies have suggested that, even under the most optimistic scenarios, biofuel production in the United States could only replace a fraction of overall US fuel consumption.
PHUONG LE Associated Press Writer - September 14, 2009 SEATTLE (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency revealed new limits Friday on three pesticides commonly used on western farms to protect endangered and threatened Pacific salmon.
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Emerson Process Management's migration engineering services and
BEN STOCKING Associated Press Writer - September 11, 2009 HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - New environmental tests confirm extremely high levels of dioxin, the toxic ingredient of Agent Orange, in people, fish and soil near a former U.S.
BETH DeFALCO Associated Press Writer - September 11, 2009 JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Eight years after the Sept.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Alstom and The Dow Chemical Company today celebrated the successful start-up and operation of a pilot plant to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the flue gas of a coal-fired boiler at the Dow-owned facility in South Charleston, West Virginia, USA.
SANDY SHORE AP Energy Writer - September 10, 2009 DENVER (AP) - DowÂ Chemical Co. said Thursday it will sell a hollow sphere plastic pigment product line to specialty chemicals maker Omnova Solutions Inc. and close two production units at a Texas plant.