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Finding Cause Of California Oil Spill Could Take Months

May 22, 2015 | by Brian Melley, The Associated Press | Comments

The company behind the spill has yet to uncover the faulty pipe.

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EPA Orders $43 Million Cleanup At Former DuPont Plant

May 22, 2015 3:45 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

EPA officials hope cleanup work will begin later this year.


Federal Data: As Oil Production Soars, So Do Pipeline Leaks

May 22, 2015 3:41 pm | by Henry C. Jackson, David A. Lieb, The Associated Press | Comments

Since 2009, the annual number of significant accidents on pipelines has shot up by almost 60 percent.


ExxonMobil Denies Lobbying On Iran Sanctions

May 22, 2015 3:38 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

ExxonMobil denied that it is lobbying federal officials regarding sanctions on Iran.


Manufacturing's Winner & Loser Of The Week

May 22, 2015 2:52 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Comments

This week we have a winner and loser both from the oil sector.


Report: Growing Manufacturing Trade Deficit Equated To 230,000 Lost Jobs

May 22, 2015 2:47 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

U.S. high-tech manufacturing exports in the first quarter fell by 2 percent.


Realizing Greater Cost Efficiencies: Q&A With Julie Driscoll And Rick Burke

May 22, 2015 2:05 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | Comments

Find out more about how cost management software solutions can improve operations.


Report Anticipates Green Packaging Market To Grow By 50 Percent By 2021

May 22, 2015 1:41 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Packaging companies should increasingly lean toward green packaging.


Senate Expected To Act On NSA Collection Of Phone Records

May 22, 2015 11:57 am | by Ken Dilanian, The Associated Press | Comments

The Senate is expected to decide today what to do with the oft-debated measure.


Report Calls For Integrating Employers' Health, Safety Programs

May 22, 2015 11:27 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The index would evaluate specific health programs and broad leadership practices.


Toyota Promises To Help Find Cause Of Takata Air Bag Defects

May 22, 2015 10:03 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

The Toyota President stressed that regaining consumer trust is an industry-wide concern.


Drought-Ridden California Faces Decision On New Water Cuts

May 22, 2015 10:00 am | by Ellen Knickmeyer, Scott Smith, The Associated Press | Comments

Farmers expect to get an answer today on their offer to cut their water usage.


Steel Dynamics To Make $100M Mississippi Expansion

May 22, 2015 9:55 am | by Jeff Amy, The Associated Press | Comments

The company will invest $100 million to add more steel finishing capacity.


Wal-Mart Presses Meat Suppliers On Antibiotics, Treatment

May 22, 2015 8:06 am | by Anne D'innocenzio, AP Retail Writer | Comments

Wal-Mart's moves won praise from various groups.


Georgia-Pacific Plant Closing Marks End Of Era In Parchment

May 22, 2015 4:06 am | by Alex Mitchell, Kalamazoo Gazette | Comments

The former paper mill complex will be vacant for the first time since it was founded in 1909


Automotive Supplier Investing $13M To Build Pulaski Plant

May 22, 2015 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Proper Polymers will build the injection molding plant in Pulaski.


Gauge Of U.S. Economy Jumps 0.7 Percent In April

May 21, 2015 5:37 pm | by Martin Crustinger, AP Economics Writer | Comments

This jump is the biggest advance since a 1 percent rise last July.


Report: Switching Trucks To Natural Gas Could Worsen Climate Change

May 21, 2015 5:34 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The process of drilling and shipping natural gas produces methane, a more potent gas.


Report: USDA Won't Investigate Organic Farm Allegations

May 21, 2015 2:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Feds won't investigate 14 farms accused of violating organic agriculture standards.


Listeria: FDA Finds Problems At Ohio Ice Cream Plant

May 21, 2015 2:13 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | Comments

A government investigation of Jeni's found inadequate testing and cleaning.


General Motors Spending $439M For Upgrades To Corvette Plant

May 21, 2015 2:09 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The new facility will feature new tooling and robots and environmental enhancements.



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