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Enbridge applies for capacity extension of Alberta Clipper pipeline

May 14, 2013
Calgary-based pipeline transport company Enbridge is seeking U.S. approval to increase the capacity of a pipeline carrying crude from Alberta to Wisconsin.
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FDA issues warning about Brooklyn-based juice manufacturer

May 14, 2013
Carrot and beet juice products manufactured by the company may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism.
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Research finds increased arsenic levels in poultry meat

May 14, 2013
Feeding chickens with arsenic-based drugs leads to a higher concentration of inorganic arsenic in poultry meat, according to a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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Chemical leak at Bayer CropScience plant forces evacuations

May 13, 2013
According to the Lubbock Fire Department, a cracked 1,400 kg tank was leaking hydrogen chloride, which forms hydrochloric acid when it reacts with moisture.
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Houston-based Flotek acquires citrus oils processor

May 13, 2013
Houston-based Flotek Industries, Inc. has agreed to acquire Florida Chemical Co. Inc., a citrus oils processor located in Winter Haven, Fla.
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California moves closer to fracking ban

May 13, 2013
California appears to be on the verge of formally forbidding the technology, as three bills are currently going through the state's legislature on banning operations until fracking has been found to be safe.
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US oil companies sell assets overseas to invest at home

May 10, 2013
A number of large American companies have made arrangements to sell their assets abroad and redirect their capital toward domestic projects.
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Half of US fracking wells located in water-stressed areas

May 9, 2013
Researchers warn that fracking to extract shale gas poses risks to water supplies in regions like Texas and Colorado, which are already seriously threatened by drought.
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Shell to start fracking in Colorado

May 8, 2013
Shell Oil announced Monday plans to utilize hydraulic fracturing at two of its wells in northwest Colorado, Craig Daily Press reported.
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Dow Chemical receives $2.2 billion in legal settlement

May 8, 2013
The $2.2 billion payment from Kuwaiti-owned Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) settles a lengthy legal dispute over the failed K-Dow joint venture.
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