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Suncor employee found dead at oil sands site

January 22, 2014
The body was discovered after failure to locate the employee prompted a request for service to the Suncor Emergency Services staff.
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BASF boosts polyarylsulfone capacity with new South Korean plant

January 22, 2014
The South Korean plant will be capable of producing 6,000 metric tons of Ultrason polyarylsulfone a year, lifting BASF's global annual capacity to 18,000 metric tons.
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Mad Cow Disease case reported in Germany

January 21, 2014
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), as the disease is officially named, was identified in a slaughtered cow that did not exhibit any clinical signs of the disease.
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Bacteria could become important ally in environmental protection

January 21, 2014
A discovery made by researchers at the University of Georgia could prove tremendously useful in certain industrial processes and give environmental protection efforts a boost.
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Global PTFE sales to generate $6.4 billion by 2020

January 21, 2014
By the end of this decade, global consumption of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is expected to increase to 524.1 kilo tons.
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Kentucky oil well operators plead guilty to illegal wastewater discharges

January 21, 2014
Persistent violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act have resulted in a two-year probation sentence for Kentucky oil well operators Charles L. Stinson and Ralph Dowell.
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US Chemical Safety Board rejects new refinery safety rules

January 17, 2014
The Chemical Safety Board has decided that current refinery safety practices in California do not need any changes, claiming that the proposed plan was too ambitious and would not result in immediate improvements in refinery safety.
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US pork, beef exports on the rise

January 17, 2014
U.S. meat exports are going through a period of solid growth, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
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Australia to advance in shale energy development

January 16, 2014
The U.S. shale energy revolution has led to a wave of shale exploration across the world, as governments are looking for ways to gain energy independence and cheap feedstock for a number of industries.
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Novo Nordisk locked in legal battle over generic drug

January 16, 2014
Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk is being sued by several healthcare purchasing companies that claim the drug maker wrongfully kept generic copies of its diabetes drug Prandin off the market.
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