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Michigan to introduce new fracking rules

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Michigan lawmakers are working on a set of new rules regarding the hydraulic fracturing technique for extracting natural gas, also known as fracking.
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Death of oil platform worker under investigation

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The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has launched an investigation into the death of an oil platform worker at an Energy Resource Technology platform on Oct. 27.
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USDA: Line speed hike could increase bird abuse

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Under a new proposal from the USDA, the rate at which lines at slaughterhouses are moving can be increased so that plants can become more efficient, but this could further aggravate the problem of inhumane treatment of birds.
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Global demand for pipeline materials to grow by 5.3% through 2017

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A new report from research company Freedonia Group predicts that global demand for oil and gas pipeline materials will increase by 5.3% on an annual basis through 2017.
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German Styrolution to expand operations in Mexico

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German-based global styrenic products manufacturer Styrolution GmbH has announced plans to open a production line for alpha methyl styrene acrylonitrile -- specialty styrenic feedstock -- in Mexico.
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Recession exacerbates meat consumption declines

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As a result of the economy, consumers have scaled back the quality and quantity of meat purchased, while adverse health effects associated with red meat consumption have driven some consumers toward alternative protein sources.
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Cantaloupe farm owners plead guilty in listeriosis outbreak case

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The owners of a cantaloupe farm in Colorado, which was linked to a food poisoning outbreak in 2011, have pleaded guilty to selling adulterated production.
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New wave of lawsuits filed against DuPont for C8 use

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Chemical giant DuPont is facing increased pressure as nine new lawsuits have been filed against the company in October, bringing the total number of legal cases against DuPont since April to 50.
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California environmental study on fracking to take up to 18 months

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California has launched an environmental review on the effects of hydraulic fracturing, which is expected to give state lawmakers a better idea of fracking's impact.
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LSB Industries to receive $113 million in damages after chemical plant explosion

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The facility, located in El Dorado, was a concentrated nitric acid plant but it was practically destroyed in an explosion in May last year.
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