View Cart (0 items)

Processing e-News

Multistate cyclosporiasis outbreak infects 230 people

July 23, 2013
The source of the infection is still not known but investigators believe that vegetables, most likely imported, are to blame for the outbreak.
Read More

Appeals court to hear BP case on alleged Deepwater Horizon claims fraud

July 22, 2013
BP is seeking to minimize its liability for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, insisting that many claims have been exaggerated and even made up by businesses in the region.
Read More

Hydrogen peroxide spill contained at New Jersey water treatment plant

July 22, 2013
Firefighters and other emergency units were called to New Jersey's Passaic Valley Water Commission treatment plant early on July 17, after several drums at the facility overheated and started leaking hydrogen peroxide.
Read More

US oil, gas companies embrace recycling of fracking water

July 22, 2013
Many fracking companies in states like Texas, where drought is a major problem, are facing pressure from regulators to reduce the amount of water they use in their fracking fluids.
Read More

Manufacturing defects identified as cause of Exxon pipeline rupture in Arkansas

July 22, 2013
A new independent report claims that the failure of ExxonMobil's Pegasus pipeline in Arkansas in late March this year was caused by a manufacturing defect, Exxon has announced.
Read More

Major food safety violations discovered at Mississippi meat processing plants

July 18, 2013
Over the past 10 years, the 50 slaughterhouses and meat-poultry processing plants in Mississippi, owned by 35 companies, violated regulations 69 times, according to a new investigation.
Read More

Report shows climate change effects on US energy production

July 18, 2013
A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy has warned of the threats that climate change poses to the U.S. energy sector.
Read More

Gulf of Mexico oil sheens traced to Deepwater Horizon rig

July 18, 2013
Sheens of oil in the Gulf of Mexico near the site of 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill, repeatedly occurring since September 2012, have puzzled scientists and have caused fears that oil may once again be leaking from the sealed well.
Read More

China puts uranium processing plant on hold after protests

July 18, 2013
The $6 billion complex was proposed by the state-run China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNPC) to be built close to the southern city of Jiangmen.
Read More

FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice

July 16, 2013
The FDA's new threshold for arsenic in apple juice is pegged at 10 parts per billion (ppb), which is the same as the limit imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water.
Read More