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Eagle Ford shale to boost US petrochemical export

January 7, 2013
Plentiful shale gas resources in Texas are set to help its petrochemical industry expand not just on the domestic market but also overseas.
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FDA issues warning letter over Salmonella outbreak

January 7, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter in relation to a Salmonella outbreak caused by cantaloupes produced on a farm in Indiana, which sickened 261 people and killed three.
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Deepwater Horizon rig operator fined $1.4 billion

January 7, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that drilling rig operator Transocean Deepwater, whose floating Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in 2010, has agreed to plead guilty to violating the Clean Water Act.
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US infrastructure projects to draw significant investments in 2013

January 7, 2013
As production of oil and gas in the United States is reaching new levels, billions of dollars are going to be invested in the development of infrastructural projects such as pipelines.
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Demand for recycled plastics grows in North America

January 2, 2013
Canada managed to increase the amount of packaging and other plastic products recycled in 2011 by almost a quarter compared to figures from 2010, a recent report from recycling solutions provider Moore Recycling Associates has shown.
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Canadian frozen beef burgers recalled over E.coli threat

January 2, 2013
Concerns over possible disease outbreak caused by E.coli found in frozen burgers in Canada have prompted an extensive investigation by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and a recall of products.
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W.Va. pipeline operator issued corrective action order following explosion

January 2, 2013
The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has ordered a number of corrective actions that Columbia Gas Transmission will have to implement before it is allowed to resume operation.
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Food processing industry challenged by demand for healthy, stable oils

January 2, 2013
Many consumers are now focusing on health and carefully choose the products they buy and use.
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Explosion damages chemical plant in Midland, Texas

December 20, 2012
An explosion Tuesday night at Omega Treating Chemicals in southeast Midland, Texas, damaged an oil tanker truck and two boats.
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US senator introduces bill to facilitate LNG exports to Europe

December 20, 2012
The U.S. is looking into ways to play a more important role in the European natural gas market by lifting the limitations on liquefied natural gas deliveries to its transatlantic allies and helping them become less dependent on Russian natural gas.
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