The global chemicals industry is poised for a gradual recovery in 2010, with stronger demand in China and South America tempered by constrained Western European and North American markets.
Almost all hope that Congress will step in with new climate laws, namely through a cap-and-trade system that limits greenhouse gas emissions while allowing companies to buy or sell emissions credits.
A company based in California is recalling some of its beef products because of concerns about possible salmonella contamination.
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc., a generic drug manufacturer based in India, said Monday that it will spend $16.5 million to expand its Shreveport production plant and create 73 new jobs.
Federal toy regulators said Zhu Zhu Pets do not violate safety standards after a consumer group raised concerns over the presence of a heavy metal on one model.
Here are some questions and answers about what was announced by the EPA, and what it means for international climate negotiations, action in Congress and global warming in general.
A gas line exploded Monday at a technology plant in northern Illinois, sending aloft debris that killed a man at a nearby highway rest area.
Stanford scientists are harnessing nanotechnology to quickly produce ultra-lightweight, bendable batteries and supercapacitors in the form of everyday paper.
An Arizona State University research team has developed a process that removes a key obstacle to producing lower-cost, renewable biofuels.
Meadow muffins, better known as cow manure, have a future in producing electricity.
Reed's, maker of top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, announced that it will begin producing new products designed to compete with existing over the counter medicines.
The Environmental Protection Agency reported that toxic chemical pollution from the nation's industrial plants, mines and factories declined by 6 percent in 2008.
A fire and explosion at the Motiva Enterprises LLC refinery complex in Port Arthur shut down the hydrogen unit but caused no injuries.
More Americans believe steps taken to reduce global warming pollution will help the U.S. economy than say such measures will hurt it.
General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt said Tuesday the giant conglomerate is undergoing a renewal after what has been one of the most difficult years in the company's 117-year history.