Increasing consumer wariness and regulatory attention regarding phthalates helped the market for alternative plasticizers explode in recent years.
An Irish manufacturer of paper and plastic bags will create 87 full-time jobs when it opens its first U.S. plant in Delaware.
A northern California man earlier this month filed a class action lawsuit against Kraft Foods, which alleged that the company's Capri Sun juice contained artificial ingredients despite its label as "all-natural."
The raids came after China strengthened its food safety rules earlier this year amid a slew of recent scandals.
The last remaining strike from a widespread labor dispute at the nation’s oil refineries could be on the verge of ending.
Canadian prosecutors on Monday levied criminal charges against a now-defunct railroad company and six former employees over a 2013 explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec.
Monsanto's chief executive remains optimistic that the St. Louis-based agribusiness giant will eventually secure a merger with Swiss rival Syngenta despite the latter's repeated rejections of takeover bids.
The protest reflected growing public concern about the environmental impact of projects such as petrochemical plants, as well as the public's deep distrust of local governments.
The shutdown of a pipeline that spilled up to 101,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast forced Exxon Mobil Corp. to halt operations at three offshore platforms because it couldn't deliver oil to refineries, the company said Tuesday.
The House vote, 398-1, moves the bill to the Senate, where a similar measure awaits a floor vote after winning approval from a Senate committee.
A global health agency added another popular herbicide to its list of potential carcinogens this week.
The toys were designed for children to create crafts from beads using water, but tests showed that a chemical in the beads metabolized into gamma hydroxybutyrate — commonly known as the "date-rape" drug — when ingested.
The Mexican government has announced plans for nearly $10 billion worth of electricity and natural gas infrastructure projects, including a gas pipeline under the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to the port of Veracruz.
Most of the ash, which contains toxic heavy metals, would be moved to former open-pit clay mines in Chatham and Lee counties.
Four states and two petroleum industry groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department, saying the rules announced in March are unnecessarily burdensome for oil and gas developers.