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Stories with subject: Corporate governance
  • Many chemicals used in Texas fracking remain a mystery 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 8:16 pm

    HOUSTON - For the past five years, biochemist Zac Hildenbrand has investigated potential links between unconventional drilling and water quality, collecting thousands of samples throughout the major shale plays in Texas.

  • Former LA Port police chief pleads guilty to tax evasion 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 10:33 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The former Port of Los Angeles police chief has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and making false statements to FBI agents probing an alleged bribery scheme.

  • Former steel manufacturer exec pleads guilty to fraud 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 6:47 pm

    BURLINGTON, Vermont - A chief financial officer of a New Hampshire steel manufacturer that faced bankruptcy has pleaded guilty in Vermont to charges of making false statements about assets, in what prosecutors said was a multi-million-dollar bank fraud case.

  • Federal pain panel rife with links to pharma companies story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 11:14 am

    WASHINGTON - A federal panel that has recently criticized efforts to cut back on painkiller prescriptions is studded with members who have financial ties to drug companies.