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Former Argentina Plant Workers Sue DuPont

June 25, 2009 11:35 am | Comments

RANDALL CHASE AP Business Writer - June 24, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Three men who worked at a DuPont Co. nylon plant in Argentina sued the chemical manufacturer Wednesday, claiming that it failed to protect them from asbestos that has left them seriously ill.

Nova Chemicals Cutting Up To 45 Auto-Related Jobs

June 25, 2009 10:47 am | Comments

MONACA, Pa. (AP) - Nova Chemicals Corp. plans to cut 30 to 45 jobs at a western Pennsylvania plant which will stops making a resin often used in automobile instrument panels and consoles.

Jatropha Tree Examined As A Biofuel Alternative

June 24, 2009 6:47 am | Comments

HILARY LEHMAN Associated Press Writer - June 24, 2009 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - What some see as the biofuel of the future starts out as short, thick stems with a few leaves sticking out at sharp angles.

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China Defends Export Curbs After US, EU Complaints

June 24, 2009 4:43 am | Comments

JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer - June 24, 2009 BEIJING (AP) - China defended its curbs on exports of industrial raw materials against unfair-trade complaints by the United States and Europe and announced Wednesday it has filed its own challenge to a U.S.

US Files WTO Case Against China Over Exports

June 23, 2009 6:02 am | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has filed its first trade case against China with the World Trade Organization, accusing the Asian power of restricting exports of certain raw materials to give Chinese manufacturers "unfair advantages." Trade Representative Ron Kirk says the U.S.

Midget Plant Gets Makeover

June 23, 2009 5:52 am | Comments

Palo Alto, CA-A tiny plant with a long name ( Arabidopsis thaliana ) helps researchers from over 120 countries learn how to design new crops to help meet increasing demands for food, biofuels, industrial materials, and new medicines.

List Of Recalled Nestle Cookie Products & Affected States

June 23, 2009 5:25 am | Comments

By The Associated Press - June 20, 2009 Nestle USA on Friday voluntarily recalled Toll House refrigerated cookie dough products after 65 people nationwide who ate the dough raw reporting falling sick, including 25 who were hospitalized.

Total Denies Valero's Bid For One Of Dow's European Refineries

June 19, 2009 8:52 am | Comments

ERNEST SCHEYDER AP Energy Writer - June 19, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - European oil giant Total S.A. blocked Valero Energy Corp. from buying Dow Chemical Co.'s stake in a Dutch refinery on Friday, instead choosing Russia's Lukoil Co. for the lucrative venture.

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Dow Chemical, Gazprom To Research Climate Change

June 19, 2009 6:47 am | Comments

HOUSTON (AP) - Dow Chemical Co. and Russian energy giant Gazprom said Thursday they will jointly study and form projects designed to reduce greenhouse gases. As part of the agreement, Gazprom will use its marketing and trading business to market Dow Chemical's technologies.

Oil Companies Shop For Discounted Ethanol Plants

June 19, 2009 6:35 am | Comments

WILLIAM KATES Associated Press Writer - June 18, 2009 FULTON, N.Y. (AP) - When Sunoco closed this week on the acquisition of a bankrupt ethanol plant for pennies on the dollar, it became just the latest oil refiner to step into the alternative fuels market.

NC Plant Workers To 911: 'ConAgra Just Blew Up'

June 18, 2009 5:33 am | Comments

MIKE BAKER Associated Press Writer - June 15, 2009 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Emergency tapes

Boeing To Establish Thermoplastic Composites Research Centre

June 18, 2009 5:19 am | Comments

June 12, 2009 ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands (AP) - Officials from Boeing, Royal Ten Cate, Stork Fokker and the University of Twente signed an agreement today to establish the Thermoplastic Composites Research Centre (TPRC) at the University of Twente in The Netherlands.

Nation's Largest Solar Plant To Be Built In NM

June 18, 2009 4:45 am | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Utility officials announced plans Thursday to build a giant solar energy plant in the New Mexico desert in what is believed to be the largest such project in the nation.

Exclusive: Biowar I

June 18, 2009 4:27 am | Comments

In this Chem.Info question-and-answer session, industry expert Mark R. Edwards clarifies why battles over food vs. fuel could lead to world hunger. Please find his biography at the bottom of the article. Chem.Info: Is the ethanol industry sustainable? Mark R. Edwards: No.

Genzyme Facing Production Delays On Key Drugs

June 16, 2009 12:55 pm | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Biotechnology company Genzyme Corp. said Tuesday it will face production delays on two key drugs because of a manufacturing issue at its Allston, Mass., facility. The issue will cause supply constraints for Cerezyme and Fabrazyme, which are used to treat enzyme disorders.

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