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.
Ashland Inc. said Tuesday it sold its resins business to a unit of private equity company TorQuest Partners for $75 million
Steel giant ArcelorMittal said Tuesday it will cut an unspecified number of jobs next year and stick with plans to use 70 percent of its capacity in the current quarter.
Vermont's attorney general said he wants more information from dairy farmers who say they have been squeezed by milk processors.
Officials say roughly two dozen people were sickened by fumes from hydrochloric acid at a plant in the Mississippi River city of Quincy.
Weather permitting, Boeing plans to finally get its 787 jetliner into the air, with about 50 percent of the plane made of lightweight composite materials.
Biomass represents that â€œshovel-ready,â€ â€œfire when readyâ€ technology for short-term reductions in fossil fuel intensity.
DEARBORN, Mich., November 17, 2009 - The SME Education Foundation has been honored with the 2009 Project Lead The Way Â® Patriot Award. The award is presented annually to an organization which has contributed altruistically and patriotically to the mission of Project...
DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 20, 2009 - The manufacturing industry is quite alive, well and optimistic about its future, based on the buzz, business and booth traffic at the just-concluded 2009 FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show, including METALFORM. Some 25,000 visitors from more...
New Collaborations to Aid Supply Chain Development, Growth and Jobs for North American Wind Energy IndustryDecember 15, 2009 7:05 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments
DEARBORN, Mich., December 10, 2009 - Creating clean sources of energy and providing jobs are key goals of the North American wind energy industry. To help achieve these goals, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has joined forces with the American Wind Energy Association on...
Some forms of blindness occur because photoreceptors in the retina degrade. The first flexible implant could help
Comprehensive Program Will Upgrade Hundreds of Buildings, Save Millions in Annual Utility Costs and Create Local Jobs MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2009 â€“ Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a $33.6?million energy efficiency and facility renewal...