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USGS examines link between Oklahoma earthquakes, fracking wastewater injection

October 29, 2013
The U.S. Geological Survey has conducted a study on the causes of increased occurrence rates of earthquakes in the state over the past few years and a possible link between seismic activity and wastewater disposal from oil and gas drilling sites.
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California importer recalls more than 15,000 pounds of salami

October 29, 2013
More than 15,000 pounds of salami products imported by Ferrarini USA are being recalled because they were not presented for import re-inspection, as required.
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Wyoming proposes rules to protect groundwater from fracking operations

October 29, 2013
The state of Wyoming has closed its public consultation of new draft rules that aim to protect groundwater from contamination associated with fracking operations.
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Three coal mines added to pattern violators list

October 28, 2013
The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has designated three coal mines as pattern violators, meaning that they have repeatedly broken federal health and safety regulations over the past 12 months.
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US carbon emissions down 10% since 2010

October 28, 2013
The U.S. EPA has released data showing that the amount of greenhouse gas pollution from big facilities in the United States fell by 10 percent over the past two years.
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US water treatment equipment demand set for healthy growth

October 28, 2013
U.S. demand for water treatment equipment is set to grow by an average annual rate of 6% through 2017, with all segments of the market predicted to expand.
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China's wastewater treatment industry outlook revealed

October 28, 2013
China's wastewater treatment is lagging behind that of developed countries but its wastewater treatment capacity has increased over recent years, growing at an average annual rate of 14% between 2005 and 2012.
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US plastics industry rebounds

October 28, 2013
The U.S. plastics sector has rebounded to pre-recession levels, with the future outlook still positive thanks to robust growth in the resin sector and cheap shale gas feedstocks.
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Frozen bakery market to maintain steady growth through 2018

October 23, 2013
The combination of convenience and changing lifestyles will continue to drive expansion in the frozen bakery segment, with annual growth projected at 7.1% between 2012 and 2018.
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Train carrying crude derails near Edmonton

October 23, 2013
A train carrying crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas derailed near Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, causing the evacuation of the town of Gainford.
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