Scientific instruments maker Thermo Fisher will spend $403 million to acquire a Massachusetts research chemicals producer.
With momentum appearing to wane at the state level, Vermont could be the only state impacted if proposed federal labeling legislation goes into law.
East Millinocket has a new wastewater plant after spending a dollar to buy one that once belonged to a former paper mill.
Dozens of advocacy groups this week asked Subway restaurants to eliminate their use of meat from animals raised with routine use of antibiotics.
Tribal leaders from an oil-prolific portion of North Dakota's Fort Berthold Reservation say they can't count on federal or state regulators — or their own tribal government — to monitor the boom, so they are moving to do it themselves.
A federal proposal to reduce the amount of renewable fuels required in gasoline would have a stifling impact on the ethanol industry and goes against the intentions of Congress when it set the standards eight years ago, opponents of the suggested changes said.
New statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed that Iranian crude exports fell from 2.6 million barrels per day in 2011 to 1.4 million barrels per day last year.
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.