The Columbian newspaper reports at least 30 people testified during Tuesday's meeting of the Port's board of commissioners, with almost all concerned about safety and environmental risks. The testimony came a week after a majority of Vancouver City Council members opposed the project.
The administration of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is differing with legislative budget analysts on how much a proposed tax increase on big oil-and-gas drillers will generate, as the two sides move toward a compromise this week.
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP is buying the wind power portfolio of Ireland's Bord Gais Energy for up to about $280 million.
The executive is being held under a form of house arrest that allows authorities to hold him for up to 40 days without charges, Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said. He said authorities had found evidence of wrongdoing but they continue to investigate.
Unveiled by key members of USCM's Advanced Manufacturing Task Force, the Impact of the Manufacturing Renaissance from Energy Intensive Sources shows how the new availability of inexpensive natural gas has ignited the steel, iron, fabricated metals and machinery manufacturing industries as well as those of plastic, rubber, resin and organic chemicals.
Even in our turbulent global economy, the popular idea of declining farms and factories is largely unfounded. UN and World Bank data show that food and manufacturing output are growing everywhere, but remain hidden by the faster-growing services sector.
Corning Incorporated announced today that Eric S. Musser, 55, has been elected executive vice president of Corning Technologies and International. Musser will oversee Corning Environmental Technologies, Corning Life Sciences, Corning International, and Global Manufacturing and Quality organizations.
Valero Renewable Fuels plans to begin production soon at an idled ethanol plant it has purchased at an Indiana port on the Ohio River, a spokesman said.
According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) grew 0.3 percent in February.
Consol Energy Chairman and CEO J. Brett Harvey is shifting to executive chairman of the coal and natural gas company. President Nicholas DeIuliis is being promoted to CEO.
Real estate agents in northeast Arkansas say they're seeing more business after last week's announcement that a $165 million poultry operation is headed to the area.
High bids from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC made up more than one-third of the $850.8 million total at Wednesday's federal oil lease sale for the central Gulf of Mexico. It also was the first sale since the government said BP PLC can again secure federal contracts; the company made $41.6 million in high bids.
The Alaska Senate on Tuesday passed legislation aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project, over nagging concerns about the role of TransCanada Corp.
In the first federal oil lease sale since the government said BP PLC can again get federal contracts, BP has bids on 31 tracts in the central Gulf of Mexico.
With more news about food and beverage recalls, there’s a growing concern that the industry won’t be able to keep up with new regulation that allows the FDA to trigger mandatory recalls for food distributors. In order to get some more details on the rules and how companies are going to deal with the changes, we got in touch with Joe Scioscia, vice president of sales for VAI.
Hoping to attract workers to fill more than 25,000 jobs, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley and the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation unveiled a "Find the Good Life in North Dakota" campaign at the state Capitol in Bismarck.
Toyota said Monday it has shut down production at its two auto-assembly plants in India, locking out 6,400 workers amid testy wage negotiations and allegations of threats against management.
The Midland-based oil and gas company announced it closed the sale on select holdings in Wilson, Brazos, La Salle, Frio and Robertson counties.
U.S. factory output rebounded strongly in February after harsh winter storms caused a steep drop-off in production in January. Last month, manufacturers produced more cars, home electronics and chemicals.
The biggest oil producer in Nigeria refused to say how many thousands of barrels of exports are affected by the closure.
Under an agreement reached Thursday with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, more than two dozen BP entities and its Houston-based oil production and exploration arm can secure new government contracts.
Farok Sharif has been replaced by Bob McQuinn as president and project manager of the Nuclear Waste Partnership, said URS Corp., the contractor that runs the underground dump for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Home decor retailer Bed Bath & Beyond is asking its vendors to voluntarily cut down use of some harmful chemicals in their products.
The Bureau of Land Management has issued a lease allowing for more than 9 million tons of coal to be mined in western New Mexico.