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.
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.
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson discusses the agency's recently announced Mandatory Reporting
Dr. Alan Greene explains why the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition is campaigning for an update to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TOSCA).
ERWIN, Tenn. (AP) - Federal inspectors have been dispatched to the Nuclear Fuel Services Inc. plant in Erwin after higher than expected levels of heated nitrous oxide fumes damaged pipes last week while processing radioactive scrap metal for the Department of Energy.
Jim Lane Geothermal Digest - October 21, 2009 In Idaho, the Northwestern Band (NWB) of Shoshone Nation will begin building a geothermal power plant in Franklin County in the spring of 2010.
GENEVA (PRNewswire) The Dow Chemical Company and Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. have joined the
HAWTHORNE, Calif. ( BUSINESS WIRE ) - Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB:CERP) , manufacturer of
BEIJING (AP) - China's economy strengthened in the first nine months of the year, the Cabinet said Wednesday, while signaling that the final quarter will see a shift to dealing with overcapacity and other problems of high growth.
COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer - October 21, 2009 RIVER ROUGE, Mich. (AP) - Billows of thick, black smoke could be seen for miles on Tuesday after a fire engulfed an asphalt spill nearly the size of a football field in an industrial area southwest of Detroit.
The oil industry is directly related to the drilling industry. As the need for oil continues to grow, efficient drilling practices become more vital.
By Peter C. Williams, Chief Scientist, Swagelok Containing leaks is a vital consideration in the design of fluid system components for gas service. Leaks may pose risks to safety, the environment and energy conservation.
JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer - October 20, 2009 Michigan's coal-fired power plants will be required to make drastic cuts in mercury emissions under regulations announced Monday.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 20, 2009 In New York, the Wall Street Journal identified algae-based biofuels as one of â€œFive Technologies That Could Change Everything.
RANDALL CHASE AP Business Writer - October 20, 2009 DOVER, Del. (AP) - DuPont offset falling sales and prices using cost cuts and reported larger third-quarter profits Tuesday. All major chemical makers, including Wilmington-based DuPont Co.