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TEPCO should prioritize safety of workers doing Fukushima decommissioning work


  • Mainichi (Japan), The

The decision of Japan's Tokyo Electric Power not to finish treatment of contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant by the end of March "demonstrates the difficulties of treating s… Read More

ACC's Dooley: Manufacturers need affordable, reliable freight rail



Freight rail prices continue to increase but service isn't improving, American Chemistry Council CEO Cal Dooley said Wednesday. "For American manufacturers to remain competitive in a global economy, w… Read More

Anti-ethanol messages only support Big Oil


  • Montana Standard (Butte), The

Consumers should support ethanol and American farmers over the interests of Big Oil, writes Shirley Ball, executive director of Ethanol Producers and Consumers. Ethanol is a proven octane booster for… Read More