New York state has approved a treatment system to effectively remove the chemical 1,4-dioxane from Long Island’s water system. But one advocacy group, backed by Dow Chemical, is suing to have the area use New York City’s water instead.
Scientists are eyeing a potential culprit causing the allergic reactions to the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine: the compound polyethylene glycol, also known as PEG.
Aluminum prices are trading near their highest levels in almost two years, fueled by soaring demand for raw materials and worries that potential sanctions could limit global supplies.
Natural gas and propane are emerging as the leading choices for fuel sources to power vessels for shipping companies moving to slash carbon emissions in their operations.
China is exploring ways to combine two of its biggest industrial-chemical companies without running afoul of pledges made to the U.S.
When Dutch police raided a barge last year, they found more than just a sophisticated crystal meth lab that started sinking as they inspected it.
Brent crude, the international gauge for oil prices, may be overhauled to reflect the growing importance of U.S. exports in global energy markets.
Rhodium prices are soaring to record highs, making the precious metal that helps to strip pollutants out of car fumes one of the best-performing commodities in 2020.
“Uncle Dupie” was a leading employer and philanthropist in Delaware, but declining profits and global competition put it in the crosshairs of shareholder activist Nelson Peltz.
The buzz around hydrogen is making investors look with fresh eyes at the once-staid business of selling industrial gases. Steady returns from established markets are as much a draw as the much-hyped green economy.
Testing has siphoned supplies crucial for other kinds of exams, including strep throat, fungal infections and sexually transmitted diseases.
The Texas company also said it may write down the value of natural-gas assets worth as much as $30 billion, as the pandemic continues to pressure the world’s biggest oil companies.
The Trump administration imposed counterterrorism sanctions on Iran’s oil sector that analysts say will make it more difficult to reverse the pressure campaign on Tehran.
U.S. manufacturers are falling short of demand for goods from cars to appliances to lawn mowers that consumers are buying in big numbers as the pandemic drags on.
The Trump administration said the Russian government research institution was responsible for cyberattacks on the critical infrastructure of U.S. allies in the Middle East.
Nearly two years after Tokyo prosecutors arrested the country’s best-known foreign executive, Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn, a major Japanese company has made the rare choice of a foreign executive as its CEO.
The companies have made good progress on cost cuts and are considering their next steps.
Britain-based Liberty Steel Group said it made an offer to buy Thyssenkrupp’s steel business, a move that would create a new metals giant on the continent and mark the German conglomerate’s exit from more than two centuries of steelmaking.
Petrochemical makers are pausing multibillion-dollar U.S. expansions as the coronavirus pandemic subdues what had been rapid growth in demand for plastics.
The new head of MI5, the U.K.’s domestic intelligence service, said the agency had shared knowledge about the dispersal of toxic chemicals in droplets to aid scientists studying the coronavirus as he outlined efforts to protect the integrity of research into a Covid-19 vaccine.