A panel recommended that the state add BPA to its list of harmful chemicals.
Science is often left out of the process of informing the public about disasters.
It’s taken so long to complete, the new nuclear plant will run on 1970s-era technology.
Dow Chemical hopes drones could eventually provide crucial safety services at its plants and take employees out of harm's way.
“Science wasn’t just a part of the show,” Dr. Donna Nelson said during her keynote. “Science was the star of the show.”
Researchers believe a newly developed system could substitute solar energy for fossil fuels in a variety of industrial processes.
Lumber Liquidators also said last week in a regulatory filing that the Justice Department is seeking charges under the Lacey Act which, among other things, bans illegally sourced wood products.
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The issue also arose recently following concerns over laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators and others.
“This report demonstrates what many in the industry have believed: that safer chemicals are the future, not just for safety and health, but for business itself,” ASBC CEO David Levine said in a statement.
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Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a study published Monday.
The company says the cuts will reduce its workforce by 1,500 to 1,750 positions. Dow Chemical employed about 53,000 people worldwide at the end of last year.
Dow Chemical's chief financial officer, Howard Ungerleider, said Thursday that the sale of AgroFresh is part of the company's plan to selectively shift its portfolio away from businesses that are no longer a strategic fit.
"Ohio is at the center of America’s new energy industry, and the smart companies want to come here to be part of the great things that are happening," said Gov. John Kasich.
Cardiff Professor Rudolf Allemann, who led the research, said scientists have long known about the abilities of organisms to communicate, find food or avoid attacks through smell.
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Chemical manufacturers rely heavily on natural gas, and Borné said low prices in recent years spurred a $20 billion expansion on Louisiana's chemical industry since 2009, along with plans for $40 billion in current or future construction.
The acquisition is just the latest in a pattern of agribusiness giants seeking to expand their biological capabilities. The market is currently valued at about $2 billion with a projected growth rate of 10 to 15 percent, according to Reuters.
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Most of the traces accumulated at very low levels, according to the DEQ report, although some sites reflected totals in excess of state limits or other benchmarks for human health and the environment.
Critics alleged industry groups could seek evaluations of less risky substances in an effort to halt probes into more dangerous chemicals.
The same report also details how two of the top officials now overseeing supplement regulation at the FDA are former leaders of the supplement industry’s largest trade and lobbying group.
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The report conceded that the recent crude price decline sharply curtailed the market, but said the underlying conditions that fostered growth in previous years would spark a rebound.