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Workplace Suicides Rise 28 Percent

August 21, 2009 4:24 am | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - Workplace suicides surged 28 percent last year, the Labor Department said Thursday, as experts said anxious workers watched colleagues depart in a rash of layoffs and faced survivor's guilt.

Chemical Plant Fined $731,000 For MNT Blast

August 20, 2009 12:32 pm | Comments

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - First Chemical Corp. will pay the federal government $731,000 in civil penalties for an October 2002 explosion at the company's Pascagoula plant. The U.S.

DuPont To Expand Tedlar Line

August 20, 2009 11:56 am | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chemical giant DuPont said Thursday it will invest $120 million to increase production of a component used in solar cells as the company anticipates rapid growth in the photovoltaic market in the next several years. Wilmington, Del.

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Hydrogen-Powered Harley

August 19, 2009 1:24 pm | Comments

The power emissions control (PEC) generator uses the Harley's charging system to pass an electrical charge through a series of electrodes that are separated by water chambers.

Creating An Impenetrable Wastewater Wall

August 19, 2009 1:00 pm | Comments

Maintaining extremely high-quality effluent levels is an absolute necessity. Bio-Microbics introduces a new generation of wastewater treatment solutions, the BioBarrier membrane bioreactor, to help meet the increasingly stringent needs of these specialized applications.

And The Oscar Goes To: 3M

August 19, 2009 12:54 pm | Comments

Directed by Bang-Yao Liu for his senior project at Savannah College of Art and Design, the story stems from Bang-Yao's constant battle with deadlines and Post-it notes.

If You Can't Handle The Heat ...

August 19, 2009 12:26 pm | Comments

This video depicts news coverage of a major chemical explosion - or a series of chemical explosions - at Barton Solvents in Des Moines, IA.

U.S. Loses WTO Appeal In Dispute With Japan

August 19, 2009 5:45 am | Comments

BRADLEY S. KLAPPER Associated Press Writer - August 19, 2009 GENEVA (AP)

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Research Into BPA Is "Deeply Troubling"

August 19, 2009 5:13 am | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Scientists, physicians, consumers and environmental health advocates today responded to an FDA staff presentation on progress of their review of bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic sex hormone linked to cancer, diabetes, heart problems and other illness.

Ford Wants Cars That 'Talk' To Power Grids

August 19, 2009 4:58 am | Comments

By Kimberly S. Johnson AP Auto Writer - August 19, 2009 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday its future electric cars will "talk" to power grids across the country, part of an effort to drive interest in alternative energy vehicles.

Chinese Plant Under Guard After Lead Poisoning

August 19, 2009 4:44 am | Comments

CHRISTOPHER BODEEN Associated Press Writer - August 19, 2009 CHANGQING, China (AP) -

Paper Maker Stora Enso To Lay Off 1,100 Workers

August 19, 2009 4:33 am | Comments

HELSINKI (AP) - Stora Enso Oyj said Wednesday it will lay off up to 1,100 workers, cut production and close mills in Finland as the Nordic paper maker continues to struggle with dwindling revenue.

‘China Needs Us, We Need China'

August 19, 2009 4:21 am | Comments

ROHAN SULLIVAN Associated Press Writer - August 19, 2009 SYDNEY (AP) - A 50

Nestle Raw Cookie Dough Back On Store Shelves

August 18, 2009 11:55 am | Comments

SOLON, Ohio (AP) - Nestle USA said Tuesday that it was sending new shipments of raw cookie dough to stores, the first since its recall linked to E. coli. Nestle Toll House cookie dough has been off shelves for nearly two months. The new cookie dough will have a blue "New Batch" label.

64 Workers Feared Dead In Russian Plant Accident

August 18, 2009 7:10 am | Comments

NATALIYA VASILYEVA Associated Press Writer - August 18, 2009 MOSCOW (AP) - Divers scoured

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