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Bodal Chemicals hits 52-week high on environmental clearance for expansion plans

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Wall Street

A Fracking Well In West Virginia Is Leaking Chemicals That Can Affect Fertility

A first study in a federal survey of deep wells that store fracking wastewater finds fertility-lowering chemicals downstream of a West Virginia facility.<p>Dangerous levels of chemicals that can harm fertility flow downstream from a West Virginia fracking wastewater disposal facility, federal and …

New study shows leaked fracking wastewater in West Virginia has fertility-threatening chemicals

Fracking is causing more disruptions than just earthquakes in West Virginia, according to a new study. The chemicals in leaked wastewater created …

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Threatens Toxic Chemicals Reform

As Congress works to reform the outdated Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that governs U.S. chemicals, more than 30 legal experts and public …

Report: Federal Law Lets Oil and Gas Companies Hide Data on Chemicals

A new study faults federal law for allowing oil and gas companies to conceal the chemicals they use in drilling and …

Report: Potentially Dangerous Fracking Chemicals Used in California

A new report raises concerns about drilling and fracking chemicals used in California. (Jens Lanbert Photography/iStockphotos)<p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. – …

Pesticides

As Fracking Chemicals Reach A Creek Companies Fight Against A Fracking Waste Ban

The smell of gas surrounding the northern streets of Lochgelly, West Virginia, was so pungent that Brad Keenan could taste it as he was driving home …

Fracking

Chemicals are killing Laos' farmlands

Rampant use of highly toxic herbicides and pesticide in banana plantations established by Chinese investors in northern Laos has prompted a …

6,600 fish killed in Larimer County due to chemicals from flood-recovery construction project

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. - More than 6,600 fish died in the Big Thompson River and the Lower North Fork Big Thompson in Larimer County after a …

Thompson River

Industry belching chemicals by the ton in Texas

AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Millions of pounds of unpermitted hazardous chemicals spew into the state's air each year, and Central Texas's portion of that …

Pollution

Industrial chemicals unit helps limit BASF's first-quarter profit fall

MANNHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - Chemical company BASF’s (BASFn.DE) adjusted operating profit fell a less than expected 8 percent in the first quarter as cost cuts and rising orders in March in its industrial chemicals business helped offset a slump in oil and gas.<p>A truck driver walks along a BASF …

Fast Food A Significant Source Of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals | Conservative Opinion

<b>Story Views</b><p>Fast food contains many ingredients that compromise health, but did you know these convenience meals also come with an extra serving of …

The Surprising Chemicals a Human Body Makes

Host Michael Aranda takes a look at some of the surprising chemicals a human body makes on the latest episode of SciShow.<p>Everything is made of …

Texas floods washing fracking chemicals, crude oil into rivers

<b>The Associated Press</b><p>Recent floods across Texas have inundated oil wells and fracking sites, flushing crude oil and toxic fracking chemicals into the …

7 Ways to Purify Chemicals That Could Change the World

Most industrial chemists spend their days separating the components of large quantities of chemical mixtures into pure or purer forms. The processes …

Digital farming could spell shake-up for crop chemicals sector

(Corrects May 4 story to show AgFunder is an online investment platform, not a market research firm, paragraph 19.)<p>An employee navigates a tractor which is equipped with a screen showing the output of liquid applied on a field in Irlbach near Deggendorf, Germany, April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Michaela …

The Unloved Business That's Saved Big Oil From Low Energy Prices

Big Oil is suddenly Big Chemical.<p>For years, the business of turning gas and crude into the chemicals used to make everything from plastic bags to …

Fighting catkins with chemicals[1]

Gardeners in Xuchang, Henan province, inject chemical agent into a willow to control the spread of catkins on April 4. If catkins, snow white …

Health and Safety

Students allegedly poisoned by chemicals found in school, seek help on the Internet

Students from Xinailixiang School in Da’an city, in China's Jilin province, have taken to Weibo in a desperate attempt for someone to take action …

Fracking and LNG Projects: What is really at stake for our long term health?

In March 2016, the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) processing project was approved, granted with some conditions.There is a great deal of worry …

Natural Gas