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Settlement Reached After Plant Explosion

November 4, 2009 4:49 am | Comments

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Triumph Foods has reached a settlement with Missouri Gas Energy arising from a natural gas explosion during construction of the pork company's plant in St. Joseph.

ExxonMobil Affiliate To Develop Battery Separator Films

November 4, 2009 4:21 am | Comments

HOUSTON (AP) - Exxon Mobil Chemical Co., one of the world's biggest petrochemical

Failing Sewage Plant Threatens MN Town

November 4, 2009 4:12 am | Comments

DAN GUNDERSON The Associated Press - November 4, 2009 WILLIAMS, Minn. (AP) - A sewage treatment plant in a small northern Minnesota town is failing and threatens to dump thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Woods.

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DuPont Sees 2010 Rebound, Pushes Overseas Sales

November 4, 2009 4:02 am | Comments

SANDY SHORE AP Business Writer - November 4, 2009 A leaner DuPont chemical company is pushing hard into China and other developing countries and said Tuesday it is in position to outperform markets that have been rattled by the recession. DuPont Co., based in Wilmington, Del.

DOE Announces Industrial Energy Efficiency Projects

November 4, 2009 3:38 am | Comments

WASHINGTON, DC - Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that the Department of Energy is awarding more than $155 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for 41 industrial energy efficiency projects across the country.

Pneumatic Conveying Systems (7012)

November 3, 2009 11:45 am | Comments

It's one thing to move materials during the production process, but when it's a finished product on the packaging line, choosing the right material handling system is essential.  Getting it wrong results in squandered production time and wasted raw materials.

E.Coli Affects East Coast, Elton John

November 3, 2009 4:39 am | Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Contaminated fresh ground beef caused a possible E. coli outbreak that killed two people and sent 16 others to hospitals, federal health officials said Monday. Twenty-eight people may have become ill after eating beef produced by Fairbank Farms of Ashville, N.Y.

Colorado County Copes With Methane Mystery

November 3, 2009 4:33 am | Comments

JUDITH KOHLER Associated Press Writer - November 3, 2009 WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) - Bernice and Jerry Angely like to show visitors the singed T-shirt a friend was wearing when their water well exploded and shot flames 30 feet high. The friend wasn't hurt.

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Drugmaker Sues Pittsburgh Newspaper

November 3, 2009 4:26 am | Comments

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Generic drug giant Mylan Inc. is suing the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for defamation over a story based on internal documents that prompted a Food and Drug Administration review. The suit, filed Friday in the Circuit Court of Monongalia County, W.Va.

Firestone Disputes Liberia Pollution Study (6994)

November 3, 2009 4:17 am | Comments

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - An American-owned rubber company is disputing claims by the Liberian government that the company's waste products are polluting creeks. The Liberian government says a three-month investigation found high levels of orthophosphate being released into the water.

Firestone Disputes Liberia Pollution Study

November 3, 2009 4:17 am | Comments

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - An American-owned rubber company is disputing claims by the Liberian government that the company's waste products are polluting creeks. The Liberian government says a three-month investigation found high levels of orthophosphate being released into the water.

Tainted Ground Beef May Be Linked To 2 Deaths

November 3, 2009 3:52 am | Comments

BEN DOBBIN Associated Press Writer - November 3, 2009 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Contaminated fresh ground beef caused a possible E. coli outbreak that killed two people and sent 16 others to hospitals, federal health officials said Monday.

Clorox To Stop Using & Transporting Chlorine In The U.S.

November 3, 2009 3:36 am | Comments

BETSY VERECKEY AP Business Writer - November 3, 2009 CHICAGO (AP) - Household products maker The Clorox Co. said Monday it is changing how it makes its namesake bleach so it can stop transporting chlorine to U.S.

Retailers Drop Blueberry Grower Amid Child Labor Investigation

November 2, 2009 11:29 am | Comments

JAMES PRICHARD Associated Press Writer - November 2, 2009 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP)

Papermaker Says Demand Up For Recycled Paper

November 2, 2009 11:15 am | Comments

By Erik Olson AP Writer - November 2, 2009 LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - For retailers, the "100 percent recycled" label on a product is a badge of honor declaring their civic responsibility. For consumers, it's a status symbol showing their environmental awareness.

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