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Enterprise Process Monitoring For Winemakers

October 27, 2009 12:07 pm | Comments

“Bronco Winery is passionate about producing its wines with a consistent color, flavor, and mouth-feel,” says John Franzia, a co-owner in the California-based Bronco Wine Company. The metrics are staggering. Their top brand-Charles Shaw-sells for $2 in California.

Fisker To Build Plug-In Hybrid Cars At Idled GM Plant

October 27, 2009 5:53 am | Comments

RANDALL CHASE Associated Press Writer - October 27, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - California luxury automaker Fisker Automotive is buying an idled General Motors assembly plant in Delaware to produce plug-in hybrid electric cars.

Top 10 EPA GHG Reporting Facts

October 27, 2009 5:46 am | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Last week I attended a webinar on the EPA's mandatory reporting of greenhouse gases (GHGs) rule, hosted by U.S. Energy and Wenck.


Brother Gets Same Sentence For Cudahy Plant Fire

October 27, 2009 5:13 am | Comments

CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press Writer - October 27, 2009 MILWAUKEE (AP) - Two

DOE Chooses Advanced Energy Research Projects

October 27, 2009 4:43 am | Comments

Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - October 27, 2009 In California, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that ARPA-E - the Department's recently-formed Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy - has awarded $151 million in funding for 37 research projects.

Cytec To Pay $155,000 For Clean Air Act Violation

October 27, 2009 4:33 am | Comments

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) - Federal officials say a chemical company based in Wallingford will pay a civil penalty of $155,000 to resolve claims it violated the Clean Air Act.

Dow Chemical Leak Forces Evacuation

October 27, 2009 4:17 am | Comments

FREEPORT, Texas (AP) - A leak in a Dow Chemical underground pipeline is prompting the evacuation of more than 60 homes in Freeport.

Keeping Your Workforce Healthy

October 26, 2009 12:45 pm | Comments

By Amanda Earing, News Editor, Manufacturing.Net The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, on average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized and 36,000 people die from seasonal flu complications in the U.S.


Safety Board To Investigate Tesoro Refinery Fire

October 26, 2009 7:36 am | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says it is sending a three-person team to investigate a fire at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Salt Lake City. The Wednesday night fire followed a power outage at the refinery earlier in the day.

Soybeans Used To Make Polyurethane Foam

October 26, 2009 6:18 am | Comments

MARTIN MOYLAN The Associated Press - October 26, 2009 EDINA, Minn. (AP) - Have you ever felt soybeans in your couch, or mattress? Well they might be there, even if you can't feel them.

Ex-Workers Object To Kodak Discrimination Settlement

October 26, 2009 5:55 am | Comments

BEN DOBBIN AP Business Writer - October 26, 2009 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A group of former Eastman Kodak Co. workers objected Friday to a proposed $21.4 million deal to settle two lawsuits by black employees who maintain they were paid and promoted less than white counterparts.

Small Hydrogen Cyanide Leak At Bayer CropScience Plant

October 26, 2009 5:44 am | Comments

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) - No one was injured when a small quantity of hydrogen cyanide leaked at the Bayer CropScience plant in Institute. Plant spokesman Tom Dover says the leak from a distillation column was detected late Saturday night.

Wastewater Sludge Processing Improvements

October 26, 2009 5:27 am | Comments

Jack Robbins is the Superintendent of Water Pollution Control for the Board of Public Works for the town of Beatrice, NE, a community of 13,000 located along the Big Blue River in the southeastern corner of the state, about 100 miles south of Omaha.

EPA: Climate Bill Could Cost Family $100 Annually

October 26, 2009 5:12 am | Comments

H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer - October 26, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate plan to tackle global warming would add about $100 a year to the energy costs for a typical household, according to an analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Largest Solar Plant In U.S. Goes Online Tuesday

October 26, 2009 5:03 am | Comments

CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Writer - October 26, 2009 ARCADIA, Fla. (AP) -


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