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EPA to fund research into chemical exposure on brain development

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Four academic institutions across the United States will be awarded grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for researching the impact of chemicals on various biological processes and the potential adverse effect they may have on brain development.
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Sempra Energy LNG export facility in Louisiana gets green light

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A liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility will be built in Cameron Parish, La., by California-based natural gas company Sempra Energy.
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Kentucky gas pipeline explosion injures two, destroys homes

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The pipeline is operated by Houston, Texas-based Columbia Gulf Transmission, part of Columbia Pipeline Group, and is located about 20 feet under the surface.
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Report predicts rise in global chemical industry mergers & acquisitions

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Mergers and acquisitions activity in 2014 for the global chemical industry will likely increase due to downstream value-added opportunities, continued strength in specialty chemicals and portfolio realignments in North America.
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Phillips 66 announces two midstream projects in Texas

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U.S. oil and refining giant Phillips 66 is planning a shift in focus, moving away from production of refined products and concentrating on energy transportation and processing infrastructure.
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French refiners report $945 million losses in 2013

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Cheap U.S. natural gas and competition from Asia and the Middle East have dealt a heavy blow to the European refining sector, with French refineries alone losing about EUR700 million ($945 million) last year.
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Half of fracking wells in water-stressed areas

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According to a new report by green investment group Ceres, hydraulic fracturing is fueling demand for water that many areas in the United States are unable to meet, since they are already water-stressed.
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More than 8 million pounds of beef recalled

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A California meat processing company has had to recall more than 8.7 million pounds of beef, following an investigation by federal safety officers that revealed the meat came from "diseased and unsound" animals in violation of food safety practices.
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FDA presents new draft rule on safe food transportation

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The proposal is the seventh and final key rule that forms the backbone of the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Plastics, polymers to dominate global pharmaceutical packaging market

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Over the years through 2018, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is predicted to reach $78.79 billion, with Europe, Japan and the U.S. accounting for about 70% of the entire market.
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