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FDA To Crack Down On Food Labels

October 23, 2009 4:56 am | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ever wondered how that "Smart Choices" sticker wound up on the front of boxes of Froot Loops or Cocoa Puffs? Well, federal health officials are having similar thoughts, and they're warning food manufacturers.

Cabot Fined $56,650 For Three Chemical Spills

October 23, 2009 4:40 am | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - State environmental regulators are imposing fines against Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. after the gas-exploration company reported three chemical spills in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Asbestos Death Reaps $1.5M Verdict

October 23, 2009 4:24 am | Comments

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa & ST. LOUIS ( BUSINESS WIRE ) - The New York law firm of Belluck & Fox has obtained a $1.


Upgrading Fall Protection Systems & Gangway Equipment

October 22, 2009 1:03 pm | Comments

After winning the Safety Excellence Award from ILTA in 2007 and 2008, Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group was scrupulous when upgrading its safety equipment.

Advanced Submersible Pump Technology

October 22, 2009 12:22 pm | Comments

ABS has introduced the EffeX range of submersible sewage pumps driven by motors that reduce energy consumption and environmental impact. According to the company, the advanced pump technology results in better reliability, fewer blockages and lower operational costs.

Industrial Blowers & Vacuum Pumps

October 22, 2009 6:48 am | Comments

A look at Gardner Denver's positive displacement industrial blowers, vacuum pumps, lubricants and the team that puts them all together.

Dow Revenues Slide, Company Cuts Spending

October 22, 2009 4:36 am | Comments

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Dow Chemical said Thursday that revenues slid in the third quarter and the company that makes the basic ingredients for everything from toys to cars is not counting on better conditions this year or next.

The SuperFreakonomics Of Global Warming

October 21, 2009 12:24 pm | Comments

Steven D. Levitt of Freakonomics fame proposes some radical solutions for global warming, including the direct injection of sulfur dioxide from coal-burning power plants into the stratosphere.


Ice Cream Cone Wins Food Product Development Competition

October 21, 2009 10:54 am | Comments

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AScribe Newswire) - A gluten-free flavored waffle cone developed by two Kansas State University graduate students is the first-place winner in an international product development competition. K-State's Angela Dodd, a master's student in food science, Carrington, N.D.

How Madatory EPA GHG Reporting Will Affect Small Businesses

October 21, 2009 9:54 am | Comments

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson discusses the agency's recently announced Mandatory Reporting

The Million Baby Crawl

October 21, 2009 8:11 am | Comments

Dr. Alan Greene explains why the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition is campaigning for an update to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TOSCA).

Fumes At Nuclear Processing Plant No Laughing Matter

October 21, 2009 6:20 am | Comments

ERWIN, Tenn. (AP) - Federal inspectors have been dispatched to the Nuclear Fuel Services Inc. plant in Erwin after higher than expected levels of heated nitrous oxide fumes damaged pipes last week while processing radioactive scrap metal for the Department of Energy.

Shoshone Energy Announces Fifth Geothermal Plant

October 21, 2009 6:01 am | Comments

Jim Lane Geothermal Digest - October 21, 2009 In Idaho, the Northwestern Band (NWB) of Shoshone Nation will begin building a geothermal power plant in Franklin County in the spring of 2010.

Dow & Fuji Xerox Join Eco-Patent Commons

October 21, 2009 5:41 am | Comments

GENEVA (PRNewswire) The Dow Chemical Company and Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. have joined the

Algae-Based Resins For Bioplastics

October 21, 2009 5:16 am | Comments

HAWTHORNE, Calif. ( BUSINESS WIRE ) - Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB:CERP) , manufacturer of


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