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Judge Tosses Verdict Favoring DuPont In Whistleblower Case

June 30, 2015 3:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

This occurred after the judge ruled that DuPont withheld information on safety problems.

Four Forklifts And Lifting Equipment Safety Tips: A Workplace Safety Primer

June 30, 2015 2:39 pm | by Adam Robinson, Marketing Director, Cerasis | News | Comments

Unless you’re superman, you’re not going to be lifting heavy pallets anytime soon.

Report: Blue Bell Pulled Products Weeks Before Listeria Recall

June 29, 2015 3:17 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Authorities largely accepted the procedures since no links to illnesses were established until...

Takata President Apologizes For Air Bags

June 29, 2015 2:39 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Takata President Shigehisa Takada made his first public apology.

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Death Toll From Defective GM Ignition Switches Rises To 119

June 29, 2015 11:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GM paid $200 million to settle claims filed with Feinberg as of March 31.

California Oil Spill Gushed Like Hose 'Without A Nozzle'

June 26, 2015 3:27 pm | by Michael R. Blood, Brian Melley, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Investigations into the events leading up to the recent oil spill in California are ongoing.

Inside Fracking's Waste Water Earthquake Problem

June 26, 2015 3:21 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Bloomberg's Peter Pulikkan reports on fracking, waste water and seismic activity.

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U.S. Opens Probe Of Ford F-150 Power Brake Failures

June 26, 2015 3:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The NHTSA says it has 32 complaints alleging that electric vacuum assist pumps can fail.

Manufacturing Snapshot Of The Week: Google’s Driverless Cars Hit The Road

June 25, 2015 5:34 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Google announced today that their driverless cars are cruising around Mountain View, CA.

GOP Measure Would Permit Longer Tandem Trucks

June 25, 2015 4:14 pm | by Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The trucking industry's bid would allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways.

Takata CEO: Air Bag Defect Still Under Investigation

June 25, 2015 2:02 pm | by Elaine Kurtenbach, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

At least eight people have been killed and 100 injured by the defective air bags.

Mitsubishi Recalls 460,000 Cars

June 25, 2015 10:07 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The air bags have the potential to push sun visors into passengers and cause injuries.

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Acura Recalls 106,000 MDX SUVs

June 25, 2015 10:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An air conditioner pulley can fall off, creating a hazard for other motorists.

Duke Energy Plans To Dig Up, Move Coal Ash From Most Pits

June 24, 2015 5:11 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

It is working to close pits seeping millions of gallons of contaminated wastewater.

Ford Motor Issues Recall Over Panel, Seat Belt Issues

June 24, 2015 2:59 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 200,000 Transit Connect vans and Escape SUVs.

Flight Attendants Sue Boeing

June 24, 2015 2:54 pm | by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | News | Comments

They allege that toxic air from an engine leaked into their plane and made them ill.

Takata Debacle Exposes What’s Wrong With America’s Recall Process

June 24, 2015 2:46 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Government audit reveals extent of NHTSA’s poor management of the nation's largest auto recall.

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Exxon Mobil Halting Three Oil Platforms After Pipeline Spill

June 24, 2015 10:07 am | by Brian Melley, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Santa Barbara County rejected its emergency application to truck oil to refineries.

Dow Weed Killer Classified As Possible Cancer Risk

June 23, 2015 5:24 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Another popular herbicide joined a list of potential carcinogens this week.

Cybersecurity Is A Global Epidemic

June 23, 2015 3:44 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Find out how cybersecurity is changing and the future of the industry.

New Charges Filed Over Canadian Oil Train Disaster

June 23, 2015 3:31 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The 2013 explosion killed 47 people in Quebec.

Niagara Bottling Recalls Bottled Spring Water Over E.Coli Concern

June 23, 2015 11:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Niagara has recalled 14 brands produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants.

How An Actress Made $1B Tapping Into A Chemophobe Nation's Fears

June 23, 2015 10:35 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Blogs | Comments

I’m all about being chemically conscious — but not chemically paranoid.

3M Buying Capital Safety From KKR For About $1.8B

June 23, 2015 10:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The transaction also includes approximately $700 million in debt.

Senators Say Takata Might Have Put Profits Over Safety

June 22, 2015 6:05 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Takata might have placed profit over safety by halting safety audits of factories.

Workers Clean Up Oil Spill On California Beaches By Hand

June 22, 2015 2:14 pm | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

The environmental toll from the largest coastal spill in California in 25 years is still being tallied.

Death Toll From Defective GM Ignition Switches Rises To 117

June 22, 2015 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The death toll from faulty ignition switches has risen by three.

Chemical Safety Board Still In Disarray

June 22, 2015 11:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The agency continues to face turmoil nearly three months after its chairman resigned.

U.S. Investigates Brake Problems In 2013 Dodge Dart Compacts

June 22, 2015 9:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The agency says it has 18 complaints that brake pedals can be hard to depress.

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