Imperial Sugar and managers of its Georgia refinery ignored dangers of explosive dust for decades before explosion last year that killed 14 people, federal investigators said.
Cash-strapped government began final preparations Tuesday to sell a key chemical plant despite a presidential order banning the sale.
Household chemicals maker has asked a New York bankruptcy court to let it consolidate operations at its Bio-Lab Inc. plant in Ashley, Ind., into a Georgia factory.
Three people have died and an additional 17 required medical treatment after they were exposed to bags of a toxic chemical illegally dumped by a factory in eastern China.
Company will raise North American prices and monthly service charges for liquid and bulk industrial gas products starting Oct. 1 due to higher costs of running plants.
T2 Laboratories explosion that killed four and injured 32 likely caused by an inadequate cooling system and a system that couldn't contain an out-of-control chemical reaction.
Nine months after the deadline, state still months from creating list of top 50 chemicals that manufacturers of children's products would be required to disclose.
Chemical company said it will sell its hollow sphere plastic pigment product line to Omnova Solutions and close two production units at a Texas plant.
Slump in oil demand in 2009 will be less severe than previously forecast and consumption will increase next year as world economy stabilizes, International Energy Agency said.
Organization appeared poised to hold oil production quotas unchanged Wednesday, with its ministers voicing satisfaction with current global crude prices.
CEO of Albemarle Corp. said Tuesday that the focus in specialty chemicals industry is moving toward growth as demand appears to be stabilizing.
German drug and chemical maker said it bought Chinese pigment company Suzhou Taizhu Technology Development Co. Ltd. in effort to expand in the fast-growing market.
Chemical company Huntsman Inc. has offered to pay about $415 million for Tronox Inc.'s titanium dioxide and electrolytics businesses.
Blaze that started near a rail tanker car at a chemical plant spread quickly to silos holding gasoline, causing an inferno and forcing evacuations in the area.
Chief of Bayer CropScience says its West Virginia plant will reduce storage of deadly chemical, methyl isocyanate, by 80 percent.
Vertellus Agriculture and Nutrition Specialties has agreed to pay a $425,000 penalty and spend $705,000 on pollution control upgrades to settle alleged clean air violations.
Chemical maker said it will increase the price of all its acrylic-based emulsions in North America effective Sept. 15 or as contracts allow.
Officials say no one was injured at Diversified Chemical Technologies Inc. after several explosions inside the plant forced employees and nearby businesses to evacuate.
Oil prices hit their highest level this year, reaching over $74 a barrel after a strong rise in China's bellwether stock market gave global investors confidence.
Chemical maker says it chief financial officer will move to a new role as the company consolidates its 23 businesses into 14.
International Energy Agency raised forecasts for global oil demand, expecting increased appetite for energy in China while demand is expected to fall in Europe and North America.
Indspec Chemical Corp. is restarting its idled chemical plant in western Pennsylvania with all of its more than 250 workers expected back by next week.
Kuwaiti energy minister hopes oil prices will stay between $70 and $80 a barrel, adding prices above $100 could backfire on producers by lowering demand.
Chemical company is selling a Texas acrylic acid and esters plant and a specialty latex business to Arkema for $50 million.