OSHA said the company failed to provide employees with a safety plan despite storing up to 1,900 pounds of a flammable formaldehyde solution.
Environmental group Global Community Monitor announced that a defamation lawsuit brought by Lumber Liquidators had been dismissed.
Officials said documents suggest methyl bromide may have been improperly applied in various locations in Puerto Rico.
Critics alleged industry groups could seek evaluations of less risky substances in an effort to halt probes into more dangerous chemicals.
Researchers from the University of Alberta and Saginaw Valley State University tested a preservative based on kimchi, a traditional Korean combination of fermented cabbage and radish.
Researchers from the state's Department of Environmental Quality collected water samples from 177 rivers, streams and estuaries, then tested for the presence of more than 500 chemicals ranging from industrial compounds and pesticides to banned substances and consumer products.
The bill also bans local governments from requiring businesses to disclose their energy consumption.
The research will aim to enhance the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall goal of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain.
Organic foods generally are grown with fewer chemicals and artificial ingredients and are produced according to a strict set of government standards.
In addition to the waste, the diapers contain chemicals that could be harmful to fish and wildlife.
Officials long considered glyphosate to be safer than most other pesticide options, and the recent WHO classification places the chemical in the same category of concern as working overnight shifts or at a hair salon.
Crude storage tanks include compounds such as propane, butane or benzene. In addition to posing risks for explosions or fires, those hydrocarbons can also cause long-term health problems such as cancer, blood disorders or respiratory and nervous system damage.
The toys were sold between November and December at Cycle Gear stores and on the Benicia, California-based company's website.
Ecovative Design has made a mission of replacing synthetic plastic polymers with natural mushroom based polymers.
Like almost every other industry, chemical companies are looking for new ways to manage highly fluctuating economic conditions, uncertain markets, global competition, and continuously increasing regulatory requirements. So what will help these organizations drive innovation and value?
A cancer cluster investigation had found elevations of childhood eye and brain stem cancer of a "sufficient magnitude to warrant further investigation," a lead epidemiologist wrote.
South Korean researchers develop a "smart" fabric which can generate electricity to power wearable devices.
About 70 residents in the city south of Denver were asked to remain indoors following the accident.
At least six bodies were recovered from a chemical tank inside a pickle manufacturing plant in Pakistan over the weekend.
Amid expected growth in global demand for methanol, used in a range of products such as adhesive agents and agricultural chemicals, three Mitsubishi firms are planning to start operating the plant in October 2018.
A company plans to roll out a new line of tissues and paper towels this month that incorporates wheat straw and bamboo, which it hopes will provide a rapidly renewable and environmentally friendly source of fiber for its products while giving farmers a new market for what remains after the grain is harvested.
Legislation to ban the use of certain chemicals in toys may get another chance in New York state before lawmakers adjourn in June.
An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people in need around the world.
Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria — listeria.
“By drilling 7,000 holes in the ground, the fracking industry may have changed the geology and created new pathways for radon to rise to the surface,” the study's first author said.