PERTH, Australia (AP) - Plugging a leak at an offshore drilling rig that has caused an oil slick off Australia will take weeks, the operator said Sunday, though officials said there was little threat of environmental damage.
MATTHEW PERRONE AP Business Writer - August 21, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Drugmaker
Nataliya Vasilyeva THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - August 21, 2009 MOSCOW - Prime Minister
Alexa Olesen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - August 21, 2009 BEIJING - China has detained two factory officials after 1,300 children were poisoned by pollution from a manganese processing plant, days after emissions from a lead smelter in another province sickened hundreds.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP)Â -- 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.
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.
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.
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.
This video depicts news coverage of a major chemical explosion - or a series of chemical explosions - at Barton Solvents in Des Moines, IA.
BRADLEY S. KLAPPER Associated Press Writer - August 19, 2009 GENEVA (AP)
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.
By Kimberly S. Johnson AP Auto Writer - August 19, 2009 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP)Â - 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.