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Carlsbad desalination plant to utilize energy capture technology

August 6, 2013
The seawater desalination plant in northern San Diego County will be the biggest facility of its kind in the U.S. and will use energy capture technology that is expected to deliver annual savings of $12 million.
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Dutch scientists unveil first lab-grown burger

August 5, 2013
The 5-ounce "Cultured Beef" burger, which reportedly cost around $332,000 to produce, was made with muscle cells taken from a cow and other common food ingredients such as salt, egg powder and breadcrumbs.
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EPA changes chemical assessment processes

August 5, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overhauling its Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Program in a bid to make the program more transparent and to improve the process of scientific assessments.
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President Obama orders review of chemical plant safety

August 5, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama has instructed federal agencies to start a probe into safety rules at chemical plants as part of a project intended to prevent incidents similar to the deadly blast at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas in April.
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US natural gas production set to increase despite low prices

August 5, 2013
A new analysis predicts that energy production from the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas will rise by 50 percent by the end of this year, reaching an average volume of 844,000 barrels per day.
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Chemical engineers develop method to reduce fats in food

August 2, 2013
In a bid to provide a solution to the global obesity epidemic, a team of scientists is developing a method to produce food that has the same taste and look but contains 50 percent less fat than regular food products.
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'Dry fracking' could replace water-consuming drilling technologies

August 1, 2013
While the topic of hydraulic fracturing still remains in the spotlight, another unconventional method of extracting oil and natural gas from deep underground deposits has been quietly developing away from the general public interest.
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Process automation market expected to reach $124 billion in 2018

July 31, 2013
A new report from RnRMarketResearch.com predicts global process automation market revenue to grow from $86.07 billion in 2012 to $124.29 billion in 2018 at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.05%.
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Enbridge gets green light for Minnesota pipeline expansion

July 31, 2013
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has given the green light to plans by Enbridge Energy to expand the capacity of its Alberta Clipper pipeline running through the state, amid opposition from environmental and Native American organizations.
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BASF to build polymerization plant in Shanghai

July 31, 2013
Chemical company BASF has announced plans to build a new polymerization plant with a capacity of 100,000 metric tons per year in Shanghai, China.
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