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Positive results for second Williston Basin frack water treatment runs reported

May 21, 2013
Sionix Corp. says it has completed the second and final demonstration phase of testing its proprietary water treatment technology in the Williston Basin of North Dakota.
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FDA files injunction against fish products manufacturer

May 21, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has demanded a preliminary injunction on behalf of the U.S. FDA against New York City Fish, Inc., over concerns that its products do not meet federal standards of safety and could pose a threat to public health.
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Utah needs massive investment to tackle chemical pollution in water bodies

May 21, 2013
Utah might have to face a bill of $1.2 billion for tackling what regulators there believe is the most serious water problem the state has seen in the more than four decades since the federal Clean Water Act came into effect. The issue is related to the excess population of algae blooms in water that consume oxygen and threaten aquatic life.
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Obama administration proposes new rules for fracking operations

May 20, 2013
The rules would require all fracking operators to disclose some of the chemicals used in the process, in a move to address concerns over the impact of fracking on waterways and air.
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FDA launches software to boost food contamination protection

May 17, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a new software tool that can help food production facilities prevent intentional food contamination.
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Dow to appeal court's order over alleged price fixing

May 17, 2013
U.S. giant Dow Chemical Company has announced that it will appeal the order issued by a federal court last week to pay a fine of $1.2 billion for allegedly fixing prices of urethane chemicals.
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Seminars on functional safety in the process industry kick off in May

May 15, 2013
KROHNE, Inc. will hold two seminars later this month designed to provide a thorough understanding of planning, documentation and operation of safety related systems.
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Global market for sensors to reach nearly $116.1 billion by 2019

May 15, 2013
The global market for sensors is expected to increase to $79.5 billion in 2014, reaching $116.1 billion by 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.9%.
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Canada lagging behind other countries in wastewater treatment

May 15, 2013
Canada's methods of wastewater treatment are old-fashioned, ineffective and nothing short of a national embarrassment, according to the head of Lake Ontario Waterkeepers.
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Fire causes serious damage at Florida potato processing plant

May 15, 2013
By the time firefighters arrived at the scene, a number of warehouse structures had already been engulfed in flames.
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