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PET water bottle recycling rates on the rise

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Manufacturers of bottled water are on the right path to reducing the environmental footprint of their products.
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North Carolina to vote on lifting fracking ban

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The state of North Carolina is considering moves to lift the ban on fracking operations, despite concerns raised by green organizations that drilling works might pose a threat to the environment.
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Engineer suffers chemical burns at GlaxoSmithKline plant

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A 20-year-old engineer suffered chemical burns Tuesday in an industrial accident at a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plant.
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Occidental exec re-elected board chair of American Chemical Society

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William F. Carroll, vice president at Occidental Chemical Corp. in Dallas, Texas, has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
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Dow Chemical authorizes $1.5 billion share buy-back program

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The Dow Chemical Company announced Friday that its board of directors has approved a share buy-back program, authorizing the repurchase of up to $1.5 billion of the company's common stock.
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Erie County, Pa., honors Eriez for contributions to local economy

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The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Erie County presented magnetic equipment manufacturer Eriez with its annual Keystone Award during a dinner ceremony on Jan. 17 at the Bayfront Convention Center.
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Organic baby spinach recalled in 36 states due to E. coli

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Organic baby spinach products manufactured by California-based Taylor Farms Retail Inc. have been voluntarily recalled, following an alert over possible Enterohemorrhagic E. coli contamination.
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EPA ruling on Arizona coal power plants sparks criticism

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has plans to introduce rigorous pollution control on coal-fired power plants, causing a wave of criticism from Arizona Republicans who have compared the move to the "tyrannical micromanaging that caused the Founding Fathers to revolt against England."
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Heinz acquisition largest in food industry history

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Pittsburgh-based food processing giant H. J. Heinz Co. has entered into a merger agreement to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital in a transaction valued at $28 billion, the largest ever in the food & beverage industry.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Processing Center sponsors ice cream flavor contest

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In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is sponsoring a contest to create a new ice cream flavor.
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