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Chemical leak at Bayer CropScience plant forces evacuations

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

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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Processing professionals can reap benefits from both classroom & show floor ‘learning’

It seems that whenever I have discussions with processing professionals about their biggest challenges, the need for ongoing education and training always ranks near the top.


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Dow Chemical receives $2.2 billion in legal settlement

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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Dow Chemical awards major EPC contract to Fluor

Dow Chemical Co. has awarded a major contract to engineering construction company Fluor Corp. to execute a significant portion of its U.S. Gulf Coast investments.
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EU imposes two-year ban on neonicotinoid pesticides

The use of certain pesticides linked to bee deaths will be banned in the European Union, despite heated debates between member states on the issue, the European Commission (EC) has announced.
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Eight injured in fire at Chevron Phillips Chemical plant

Eight workers suffered injuries in a fire that broke out early Saturday morning at the Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. plant in Port Arthur, Texas.
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Federal agencies criticized for oversight failure prior to Texas fertilizer plant explosion

The explosion at the Adair Grain Inc. fertilizer plant in Texas, which killed 14 and injured 200 people, has exposed serious lapses in federal agencies' oversight.
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Texas fertilizer plant blast may put projects worth $22 billion on hold

Projects worth $22 billion may be delayed as a direct consequence of the explosion.
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California court removes BPA from toxic chemicals list

The question over the potential toxic properties of BPA appears to have been reopened once again in the state of California, following a court's ruling that removed it from the list of "chemicals known to cause birth defects."
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