Meagan Parrish
Senior Reporter

Meagan Parrish kicked off her career at Advantage Business Media as Chem.Info's intrepid editor in December 2014. Prior to this role, she spent 12 years working in the journalism biz, including a four-and-a-half year stint as the managing editor of BRAVA, a regional magazine based in Madison, Wis. Meagan graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in international relations and spent a year working toward a master's in international public policy. She has a strong interest in all things global — including energy, economics, politics and history. As a news junkie, she thinks it's an exciting time to be working in the world of chemical manufacturing.

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Scientists found a higher prevalence of one type of cancer in those aged 5-24 who lived in areas with high levels of oil and gas drilling.
2.17.2017
1:59pm
A chemical company is hoping to fill the gap left behind by the Defender with a new no-frills, all-terrain vehicle.
2.13.2017
2:16pm
California is one of the few states with a high-speed rail project in the works.
2.10.2017
10:22am
Organizers for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have found an innovate approach tackling the rising global issue of e-waste.
2.9.2017
10:43am
Around 266,000 tons of spent uranium fuel is currently being stored around the globe in short-term facilities.
1.31.2017
11:02am
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China already has contingency plans to retaliate if it’s hit with high tariffs.
1.24.2017
3:16pm
It seems like a simple part to manufacture, but making ballpoint pen tips has eluded Chinese manufacturers for years.
1.11.2017
11:43am
The companies involved in the many proposed deals have argued that the mergers will allow them to innovate and bring products to market faster.
1.9.2017
3:01pm
Don't look down! At 565 meters tall (1,854 feet), the Beipanjiang Bridge soars high above a gigantic valley between two mountains in southwest China.
12.30.2016
10:10am
These labor shortages could bump up the costs of completing the planned repairs, delay work or even increase the risk of accidents.
12.30.2016
9:56am
Here’s an exclusive look at the innovative tech being used to keep the facilities cranking out the goods.
12.15.2016
10:52am
Big changes to how employers report injuries are here.
12.2.2016
10:21am
Oil may be cheap and abundant right now, but oil companies can feel the wind blowing in a new direction — literally.
12.1.2016
10:37am
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The European Space Agency estimates that there are about 170 million bits and pieces of junk orbiting in various debris fields above Earth.
11.29.2016
2:52pm
“A lot of people don’t realize that North Carolina is one of the biggest manufacturing states in the country,” Christopher Chung says.
11.22.2016
12:30pm
It’s no secret that President-elect Donald Trump isn’t a fan of regulations in the energy industry and that he’s been skeptical of climate change.
11.14.2016
1:22pm
Some energy companies have managed to thrive despite stagnating oil prices, while others go bankrupt. What gives?
11.14.2016
10:49am
The team that developed them said their goal was to create a new type of “swarm user interface.”
10.28.2016
10:53am
May 2017 will be a moment of truth for at least four of the country’s nuclear power plants.
10.21.2016
1:05pm
A major explosion rocked a facility for the world’s largest chemical company on Monday.
10.17.2016
3:03pm
At the second presidential debate, Trump said the Obama administration through the EPA was the chief culprit in the demise of coal country.
10.11.2016
3:00pm
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Although visually impressive, the film fails to send a powerful and much-needed message about the importance of operational safety.
10.6.2016
10:38am
After three attempts and months of speculation, Monsanto’s board agreed to a takeover deal by German-based Bayer.
9.14.2016
3:11pm
The charges against Monsanto relate to sales of Roundup, the company’s best-selling weed killer.
9.7.2016
11:00am
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is building the world's biggest fusion nuclear reactors.
8.30.2016
10:23am
And why it matters for understanding our rocky relationship with today’s autonomous vehicles.
8.11.2016
11:05am
Months after the EPA ordered Bayer AG to pull a popular insecticide called flubendiamide from the shelves, the company has promised to halt its future sales.
8.3.2016
3:12pm
Talk about getting high-drated.
7.22.2016
1:06pm
However, the new jobs won’t replace all of the positions lost after the dramatic drop in oil prices that started in 2014.
7.18.2016
2:46pm
When you’re looking to hire a new contractor in your supply chain, how do you determine if the company is going to be a good fit?
6.10.2016
10:43am
There’s a major change coming for an OSHA accident reporting rule, and not everyone is happy about it.
6.8.2016
3:46pm
The study found that one-third of manufacturing workers seek government assistance, including food stamps and healthcare subsidies, to offset low wages.
5.13.2016
10:31am
The threat of hackers in the manufacturing industry isn’t just about cyber terrorism.
5.9.2016
10:55am
According to a recent Reuters report, there's one group that’s still cashing in even as barrel prices remain stubbornly low.
5.3.2016
10:30am
OSHA’s analysis of their now year-old safety requirement reveals how many manufacturers fix workplace problems — while others opt to conceal them.
4.27.2016
10:31am
The hypothetical analysis of what a fracking ban would do to the economy isn’t rosy.
4.13.2016
3:19pm
Sanders called for the closure of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant saying it’s a threat to safety and the environment.
4.7.2016
9:51am
About nine oil patch deaths have been blamed on toxic gases in the past six years.
3.31.2016
2:33pm
GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump proposed a 45 percent tariff on imports from China and 35 percent on many goods from Mexico.
3.24.2016
2:50pm