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US oil refineries 'cut corners' in safety, report claims

Oil refineries in the United States are far more dangerous than those in the European Union, with incidents occurring at least once a week, a report commissioned by California's Interagency Task Force on Refinery Safety claims.
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Study links phthalates to insulin resistance in teens

Findings from a new study have suggested that chemicals known as phthalates are linked to insulin resistance and obesity in teenagers.
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Study finds increased arsenic levels in groundwater near fracking sites

A study has added new evidence to the long list of findings suggesting that fracking for natural gas could be harmful to groundwater.
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FDA reiterates warning over NuVision's sterile products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued another alert over sterile products manufactured by Dallas-based NuVision Pharmacy.
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EPA agrees to update oil refinery emissions standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to change the toxic emissions standards for oil refineries, a set of rules that have not been updated for nearly 20 years.
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Computer system failure puts US meat safety at risk

A malfunction in the computer system used by thousands of Agriculture Department inspectors at the 6,500 meatpacking and processing plants across the United States caused a two-day outage.
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Jobs in oil, gas industry increase 40% in 2007-2012

Latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more than 162,000 new jobs in the U.S. oil and gas industry were created between 2007 and 2012, highlighting the importance of the industry to the national economy.
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Atlas Copco to acquire Edwards Group for $1.5 billion

Stockholm-based Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire vacuum and abatement solutions provider Edwards Group for approximately $1.5 billion.


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Middle East to remain top oil supplier over next five years

Despite the rapid growth in U.S. oil and gas production, the Middle East will remain global leader in energy supply.
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Nutrient recovery facility turns pollutants into eco-friendly fertilizer

The city of Saskatoon has opened a new commercial nutrient recovery facility in partnership with Canadian-based company Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies Inc.
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