U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks about promising cellulosic ethanol feedstocks and new research that allows yeast to convert simple sugars to biodiesel and gasoline by altering its metabolic pathway.
BERLIN (AP) - German drug and chemical maker Merck KGaA said Wednesday that it has bought Chinese pigment company Suzhou Taizhu Technology Development Co. Ltd. in a deal that gives it more clout in a fast-growing market.
The brewing of beer is the most energy-intensive of all foodstuffs during production. A cool, freshly drawn beer has a dark side: it is among the most energy-intensive foodstuffs during production.
By Nancy McMullen COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Lost Orphan Mine below the Grand Canyon hasn't produced uranium since the 1960s, but radioactive residue still contaminates the area.
MATTHEW PERRONE AP Business Writer - September 9, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP)Â - Food makers must alert government officials of potentially contaminated products within 24 hours under a new rule designed to help federal regulators spot food safety issues sooner.
MURRAY EVANS Associated Press Writer - September 9, 2009 ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) -
BEIJING (AP) - The western Chinese region shaken by ethnic rioting and needle (syringe) attacks is tightening controls over the sale of dangerous chemicals in an effort to improve public safety, state media reported Tuesday.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A factory employee was treated for exposure to a toxic chemical Tuesday and about 200 people were ordered to stay indoors after a railroad car leak in southern West Virginia. Huntington Fire Chief Tim Provaznik said the injured worker was taken to St.
Over the past decade, production has grown rapidly at the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant of Ames True Temper. Ames is the oldest and one of the largest producers of non-powered lawn and garden tools in North America.
By Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info Bonjour! This week's column comes from about 30,000 feet above Quebec, on my way home after three glorious days in Montreal for the Labor Day weekend.
BEIJING - China's volatile Xinjiang region is tightening controls over the sale of dangerous chemicals in an effort to improve public safety, state media reported today.
Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO) (NYSE: CCJ) announced that unionized employees at Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. (CFM) began a legal strike on Saturday, September 5, 2009 after the company and members of United Steelworkers Local 14193 were unable to reach a new collective agreement.
KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer - September 8, 2009 FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Sometime next year, Michigan will lose its 1 millionth job since the state's economy began its downward slide in mid-2000.
SAN RAMON, Calif. (Business Wire) - Lawyers for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) provided
RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) - Some $9.75 million in federal stimulus funds will help pay to rebuild wastewater systems in Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs that was damaged in a flood. That announcement comes from the state director of the U.S.