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  • US says it killed Islamic State chemical weapons expert who once worked for Saddam

    WASHINGTON A U.S. bombing raid in Iraq has killed a chemical weapons expert who once worked for Saddam Hussein and had joined the Islamic State group, the military announced Friday.
  • Job cuts coming at Avantor Performance Materials

    Job cuts coming at Avantor Performance Materials
    Workers at Avantor Performance Materials' Phillipsburg plant have learned there will be job cuts as part of its plans to scale back global operations. Spokeswoman Allison Hosak said the specialty chemical company notified plant employees of the job cuts...

    UN, watchdog: Destruction of Syria chemical weapons production facilities begins

    International investigators say the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons production facilities has begun. The latest report by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says the destruction of the 12 facilities is expected to be...

    Furniture firms shun flame retardants but some toxic couches still for sale

     Furniture firms shun flame retardants but some toxic couches still for sale
    New safety regulations allow upholstered furniture to be made without flame retardants, but consumers may find it difficult to tell whether a retailer's new couches and chairs are free of the toxic, ineffective chemicals. A handful of industry leaders...

    Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting

    Lawsuit targets shale gas-drilling industry over emissions reporting
    Chemical plants, coal mines, power plants, steel mills and oil refineries, and even the maple syrup industry must disclose their releases of hazardous pollutants on the federal Toxic Release Inventory. But the rapidly expanding natural gas-drilling...