Tag: Materials industry

China suffers natural gas shortage as coal ban backfires

BEIJING — Chinese authorities have commandeered supplies of natural gas to heat homes, forcing chemical plants and factories to shut down, after efforts to...
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ORLANDO, Fla. — Two walrus calves are swimming on public view at SeaWorld Orlando. ...
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew his nomination Wednesday after bipartisan opposition made his...
PolyMet offers $544M in financial assurances for mine costs

MINNEAPOLIS — PolyMet Mining Corp. is offering the state a $544 million package of financial assurances to serve as an insurance policy to protect...
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PORTAGE, Ind. — U.S. Steel failed to test a Lake Michigan tributary for a potentially carcinogenic chemical after a spill from one of the...
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EAST CHICAGO, Ind. — A steelworker who died Monday at ArcelorMittal's northwestern Indiana steel mill has been identified as a 61-year-old East Chicago man. ...
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ATHENS, Tenn. — Officials say 17 workers at a Tennessee plant who complained of headaches and nausea are getting medical treatment. ...
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LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming officials are embracing efforts to help diversify the state's economy by encouraging entrepreneurship, leading research with economic implications...
Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

MOSCOW — A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected of being behind a spike of radioactivity over Europe this fall admitted...
Addiction, mental illness complicate help for the homeless

EVERETT, Wash. — This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless. ...

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