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EPA imposes restrictions on herbicide use to manage resistant weed problem

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is registering Enlist Duo, a herbicide that contains 2,4-D and glyphosate, with first-time ever restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.
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Western Gas to acquire Nuevo Midstream for $1.5 billion

Nuevo Midstream, LLC, a company that gathers, treats, processes, transports and markets natural gas, is to be acquired by Western Gas Partners, LP.
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Researchers classify microplastic particles in wastewater

A German study has confirmed that conventional methods used at wastewater treatment plants do not completely eliminate microplastics.
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Public opposition impacts tar sands development

Development of tar sands in North America has proved controversial, with opposition commonly taking the form of blockades, petitions and calls for businesses and organizations to divest their interests in the industry.
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Unconventional oil, gas production linked to air pollution

How safe is unconventional oil and gas development? It has undoubtedly increased production and revolutionized the energy industry in the United States, but the practice remains controversial in many communities.
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Research aims to improve data on human exposure to chemicals

Safety data is lacking for many chemicals that are already in widespread use. But new research aims to help fill in the gaps in our knowledge about whether these substances cause health problems.
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Cargill partners with ConAgra to bring Hunt's, ACT II brands to Brazil

Under the partnership, Cargill will distribute Hunt’s products produced at ConAgra Foods plants in the United States, specifically tomato ketchup, yellow mustard and barbecue sauce.
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GlaxoSmithKline plans stock market sale of minority stake in HIV treatment company

British pharmaceutical group GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is planning to spin off a subsidiary that focuses on developing treatments for HIV.
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Fish processing plant given 30 days to stop bad smell

A fish processing plant has been given 30 days to stop rotten odors or face having to close down until the problem can be solved.
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Kurita to acquire ICL's water treatment, chemicals business

Japan's Kurita Water Industries Ltd. is to acquire the Germany-based aluminum, paper chemicals and water treatment business of Israel-based manufacturer ICL Israel Chemical Ltd., helping the company expand into European markets.
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