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Research shows more than 6,000 US oil spills in 2012

An average of 16 spills occurred across the United States on a daily basis, marking a 17 percent increase since 2010 in the 12 states for which data was compared.
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EPA settles Clean Air Act violations with Texas-based fracking company

The EPA claimed that the company failed to comply with regulations put in place to prevent accidental releases of potentially hazardous chemicals at its natural gas liquid extraction plant at Bradford, Pa.
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Farmers shift focus over Food Safety Modernization Act cost concerns

While it is expected to improve food safety across the entire supply chain, the Food Safety Modernization Act has also caused concerns that many farmers and food manufacturers will be unable to meet the costs.
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Canada hikes oil spill liability cap to $1 billion

The reforms come at a time when several large companies have expressed interest in starting or expanding operations to drill in Canadian offshore areas.
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FDA bans production at New Jersey compound firm over sterility issues

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken action against New Jersey-based compounding pharmacy Med Prep Consulting, Inc. over concerns relating to the sterility of its production.
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Singapore signs water R&D agreement with EPA

Singapore's national water agency PUB and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be working together on a series of water management issues.
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High-pressure processing can reduce risk of food contamination, company claims

U.S.-based high-pressure processing solutions provider All Natural Freshness has announced the launch of its new buffering solution that could cut costs for food production and processing companies by offering increased contamination protection and eliminating the need for costly recalls almost entirely.
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US Energy Department launches project to protect oil & gas industry from cyber attacks

The U.S. Energy Department has formed a partnership with industry experts and the Department of Homeland Security to launch a tool that will facilitate cyber attack protection for the oil and gas sector.
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King Pharmaceuticals to pay $2.2 million over Clean Air Act violations

Tennessee-based King Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc., will pay a $2.2. million penalty to resolve issues relating to allegations of Clean Air Act violations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced.
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US, Mexico sign agreement to focus on joint oil & gas projects

This agreement will make it possible for the United States and Mexico's national oil and gas company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, to further develop resources in the Gulf of Mexico.
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