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Converting plastics to fuel might prove major energy source for Canada

January 24, 2013
If the entire amount of non-recycled plastics that end up in Canada's landfills is converted to fuel, the produced energy would be enough to run 600,000 automobiles per year.
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Iran reports considerable new oil, gas reserves

January 24, 2013
Iran's oil minister Rostam Qasemi has announced that huge oil and gas reserves have been discovered on the country's northeastern and western borders with Turkmenistan and Iraq.
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European small businesses lack awareness of REACH

January 18, 2013
UK manufacturers' organization EEF is urging European producers to get to grips with REACH, a European Directive banning certain chemicals, warning that if they fail to comply they will face huge fines or even prison.
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Horse meat discovered in frozen beef burgers in UK

January 18, 2013
Horse meat has been detected in frozen beef burgers sold in some of Britain's biggest supermarket chains, including Tesco, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland.
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Chinese poultry farmers involved in drug scandal

January 18, 2013
Concerns have been raised over the safety of poultry meat being produced in China that farmers in Shandong Province have been using alarmingly high doses of illegal growth hormones to speed up the growth of their chickens.
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North Sea oil platforms closed after leak detected

January 18, 2013
The Brent pipeline network in the North Sea, which services up to 27 oil fields, has been temporarily closed following the detection of a leak in one on the platforms off Shetland, Cormorant Alpha.
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Peru to hold third national petrochemical conference in January

January 14, 2013
Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) will hold the Third Peru Petrochemical Conference on Jan. 24-25, in Lima.
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Chinese authorities waited five days to report dangerous chemical spill

January 14, 2013
Authorities in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi have apologized for waiting nearly a week to report a massive chemical spill into a major waterway.
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Saudi Arabia considers natural gas price hike

January 14, 2013
Next year the country may hike the price of its natural gas, which is currently the lowest in the world, in a bid to tackle energy waste and cut high-cost subsidies.
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Scottish researchers introduce new food processing technology

January 14, 2013
A new technology that can increase the shelf-life of food products by up to three times the normal period of time, while preserving their freshness and nutritional qualities, has been developed by Scottish researchers from Queen Margaret University.
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