How Japan’s Chemical Industry is Killing Its Workers

Japan’s chemical industry has long been one of the most lucrative and controversial industries in the world.And while its role in the economy has shrunk since the 1970s, its continued expansion has been fueled by cheap, highly-regulated imports of toxic […]

Chemicals Industry Hit with $7.7 Million Lawsuit for False Claims

Chemical manufacturers are suing the U.S. government for $7,000 each over the false claims that they are not “manufacturing” hazardous chemicals.The suit, filed in U.N. headquarters on Thursday, alleges the federal government and state and local governments have “made a […]

When a Chemical Industry Comes Together

By: John B. Tannenbaum Editor: James O’Connell Contributors: John TannensbaumKeywords: chemical industry industry,chemical,bronze,gold source New Yorker title A Chemical Industry That Can’t Die article By Mark Bittman Editor: Mary Ann CoughlinKeywords- chemical industry article Source: New Yorker

Dow Chemical company to hire 200 workers in South China city

DOW Chemical Industries Inc. has hired 200 workers to help manage operations in the South China Sea, the company said Wednesday.The new employees will work at the company’s headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.Dow Chemical is a major U.S. manufacturer of […]

Why is this country still producing more pesticides than other nations?

We are now producing enough chemicals to kill more than 200 million people per year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.But as our nation’s population increases and our economy continues to grow, we are producing more than we need.The […]