The NY attorney general sent letters to GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreens for allegedly selling store brand herbal supplement products that either could not be verified to contain the labeled substance or were found to contain ingredients not listed on the labels.
Township police said the blast happened in the melt shop of the plant, but there was no fire by the time officers arrived.
Shares of Lumber Liquidators have dropped 59 percent since Feb. 24, when it announced that the "60 Minutes" segment would air and said the federal government might file criminal charges against the company.
Monsanto Corporation has agreed to pay $600,000 in fines for hundreds of uncontrolled releases of dangerous chemicals at its phosphate plant in Soda Springs, Idaho.
The cost of cleaning up radioactive waste at one of the federal government's premier nuclear laboratories has already exceeded expectations and more cost overruns are expected, according to a report released Monday by a government watchdog.
Worker fatalities at U.S. oil refineries between 2005 and 2015 nearly matched the total from the previous decade despite safety recommendations made in the aftermath of a 2005 accident.
A medical waste burning plant that is leaving North Salt Lake City after being cited for toxic emissions wants to more than double production at a new facility in a rural part of the state.
It’s a simple claim made on thousands of personal care products for adults and kids: hypoallergenic. But what does that actually mean?
In Texas, the cars derailed Saturday evening near Valley Mills, a town about 25 miles northwest of Waco. Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Trooper D.L. Wilson said that about four homes were evacuated.
The new classification is aimed mainly at industrial use of glyphosate. Its use by home gardeners is not considered a risk.
No matter the industry, learning and following safety techniques is crucial in protecting your business and your employees — and the manufacturing sector is definitely no exception.
A researcher named Kevin Hicks analyzed 1,300 bottles of wine and found that almost a quarter of them had arsenic levels higher than what's considered safe for water. But is there more to the story?
The factory is equipped with a massive battery storage, a smart power supply system, an efficient gas engine disconnected from the grid, banks of solar panels, and rows of huge LED light fixtures suspended from the ceiling. The plant also stores its own natural gas, food and water.
“Whenever there’s a high-magnitude incident, a lot of people ask, ‘Why didn’t we see this coming? Why was [the plant] built so close to houses?’” Scott Harris recently told Chem.Info. “It’s not a well understood community issue.”
The wide range of soaps and skin care products containing the pellets, called microbeads, sparked fears among researchers and environmental advocates about their effect on the water supply.
"While the proposed standards look promising, the TSB has concerns about the implementation timeline," the Transportation Safety Board said in a statement.
North Dakota saw eight oilfield employee deaths since October, a five-month total than exceeded the number for the previous 12-month span. October also coincided with the beginning of a decline in the number of oil rigs operating in the state.
The hardwood flooring retailer said customers who request the test kits would have the results from accredited laboratories within seven to 10 days. The company said it would evaluate the need for further testing should the kits show high chemical levels.
During a conference call, Lumber Liquidators CEO Rob Lynch responded to a "60 Minutes" report that exposed excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde in the glue used to bind the company's wood.
A Kansas manufacturer of water tanks and other products is facing proposed fines of $60,200 for allegedly exposing welders to toxic fumes and other violations endangering workers.
Texas' 216 oilfield worker fatalities led the nation between 2008 and 2012 and increased 7.4 percent compared to the previous five years.
The researchers said the system could find cracks in important structures such as pipelines, aircraft engines and power plants. Further development of the technology could also improve medical imaging and seismology.
The whistleblower told her employer of her suspicions that formaldehyde in hair-straightening products caused her respiratory problems, which a physician confirmed in July 2012.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Wednesday released a technical analysis of the Horsehead refinery explosion, which killed two workers and seriously injured a third in Monaca, Pennsylvania.