CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of Carson residents have sued Shell Oil Co., claiming it contaminated a neighborhood with cancer-causing benzene and that at least four residents have died as a result.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Justice Department says a chemical plant has agreed to pay $270,000 in civil penalties to resolve claims resulting from a toxic release of hazardous chemicals at the company's Dalton facility in April 2004. Authorities said a reactor at MFG Chemical Inc.
Today, Coskata unveiled its flexible-feedstock ethanol facility in Madison, PA. Here's a look at the facility and the process that has made Coskata one of the hottest companies in biofuel. Click here to read the full story on Coskata's new flexible ethanol facility.
Madison, PA - Coskata, a leading developer of next generation biofuels, today announced the successful start-up of their semi-commercial flex ethanol facility located in Madison, PA.
DAN SEWELL AP Business Writer - October 14, 2009 CINCINNATI (AP) - The Procter & Gamble Co.'s new CEO wants to fire up growth by adding a billion new customers for products such as Pampers diapers and Gillette shavers around the globe over the next five years.
INDIANAPOLIS - Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the sale of its Tippecanoe Laboratories manufacturing facility to Evonik Industries AG, one of the world's largest chemical companies.
Battelle and Boise Inc. will conduct the first-ever feasibility study of new carbon capture and storage technology in the $140 billion pulp, paper and paperboard industry, under a $500,000 project announced by the Department of Energy (DOE).
KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press Writer - October 14, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Six years after nearly 1,200 U.S.
Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. today announced it has signed a research agreement with the U.S. Army RDECOM Acquisition Center for a cost reimbursement contract that could be worth up to $1.75 million.
HOUSTON (AP) - KMG Chemicals Inc., which makes wood preservatives and weed-killing chemicals, said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profit soared on cost-cutting and improvements in all its businesses.
By David Rausen, Solix Biofuels The Challenge Developing a data acquisition system and control platform that is flexible for R&D yet rugged for industrial deployments of Solix's Algal Growth System (AGSâ„¢) Technology.
B y Chuck Bartels AP Business Writer - October 13, 2009 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Good help is hard to find, unless that help is doing hard time.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) - No injuries have been reported in a fire at a Total Petrochemicals facility in Port Arthur. Company spokeswoman Pat Avery says the fire Tuesday morning involved a heavy oil line between a crude unit and a tank farm.
CHI-CHI ZHANG Associated Press Writer - October 13, 2009 ZHANGLIDONG, China (AP) - Visitors can smell this village long before they see it.