When we report on the world’s thirst for energy, we often miss something: chemicals made from oil and gas. A new report Friday finds petrochemical demand in the world is surging for things like synthetic rubber, packaging, fertilizer and detergents.…
With the chemical industry challenging the cancer link, the agency has held off on action.
The product comes from a substance so lethal that it could be used as a potential agent of bioterrorism.
A bill passed by the House would be the first major environmental law in 25 years.
A number of European nations provided Syria with the materials needed to make its poison gas. Many of these materials have innocent uses, however. Even so, rules about exports are stricter now though than previously.