The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says flares at refineries and chemical plants emit far more pollution than regulators previously indicated.
Company officials estimated that the charges could ultimately cost Lumber Liquidators about $10 million.
Attorneys for Royal Dutch Shell PLC presented testimony to a federal court judge Tuesday that the company needs safety zones around its Arctic drill fleet to prevent Greenpeace USA activists from endangering company workers and themselves.
An Oregon wastewater treatment operator has asked home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and the key, not-so-secret ingredient: treated sewer water.
Ohio leaders hope the plant will draw other plastic and chemical manufacturers to the area.
Officials believe that a household pesticide from an aerosol can is what caused more than a dozen employees of a Williston recycling center to become sick and seek medical treatment.
EuroChem Group AG has picked 915 acres in St. John the Baptist Parish for its proposed $1.5 billion ammonia production plant.
A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years won approval from a Senate committee Tuesday, moving it closer to a vote in the full Senate.
It is unclear if the fire has hit parts of the zone heavily contaminated by radiation from the 1986 reactor explosion and fire.
British researchers say they've developed an easier method to recreate scents that naturally repel insects and other pests.
"Crude oil prices are around $62 per barrel, consumption is improving, and buyers throughout the value chain are focused on restocking their inventories in a tight market," said Michael Smith, vice president of European chemicals at IHS Chemical.
The ministry on Monday based its decision on the reclassification last month of glyphosate as a carcinogen by the World Health Organization's research arm.
The charges specify that the company and the two men willfully violated rules that require implementing a safety plan, rules for workers entering confined spaces, and a procedure to keep machinery or equipment turned off if someone's working on it.
A spokesman for fertilizer-maker Cronus Chemicals says that by next spring farming activity on the 240 acres will be replaced by equipment used to begin construction of the plant.