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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

...modified organisms from its food, even though the Food and Drug Administration says GMOs are safe.Critics say the purging of chemicals is a response to unfounded fears over ingredients, but companies are nevertheless rushing to ensure their recipes don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/taco-bell-pizza-hut-artifi
Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

...findings:<0x2014> The industry with the biggest pay increase was basic materials, which includes oil, mining and chemical companies. Median pay at these companies rose by 15 percent last year. Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson was the highest paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/media-ceos-dominate-ranks-
Investigation into Allendale train derailment continues

Nearly four months after a train carrying dangerous chemicals derailed outside Allendale, S.C., the case remains under investigation.An FBI spokeswoman said this weekend the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-24/investigation-allendal
Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...Monday, Jan. 10, 2005 Graniteville Train Accident On January 6, 2005, a Norfolk Southern Corp. freight train carrying chemicals hit a parked train near an Avondale Mills plant in Graniteville, South Carolina. The impact caused poisonous chlorine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/graniteville-train-accident
Be kind to environment

...allow me to discuss another issue ? water.Allowing harmful chemicals to enter the air, ground, streams, rivers, lakes and oceans...imposing restrictions on both the production of certain chemicals and their uses; modification of disposal requirements; creation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/be-kind-environment
Best & Brightest: James Stair Jr., Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School

...volunteer, AP Biology Summer ProjectCOLLEGE/CAREER: Attend Mercer University for undergraduate study to be in the field of chemical commerceOF NOTE: James enjoys spending time with family and friends, dancing and studying in depth chemistry and math topicsNOMINATOR'S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-brightest-james-stair-jr
New developments underscore rising threat of Chechen extremism

...longer fear, nor respect the United States. This results from President Obama's reluctance to act in Syria after Assad used chemical weapons; reluctance to engage seriously with ISIS elements in Iraq; reluctance to seriously confront the Russian incursion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/new-developments
Curves and 'self-healing' offered in super-premium phones

...protection. The screen itself is still prone to scratches and cracks, as with any other phone, though LG says a special chemical layer makes the screen more durable.Coming soon is an update to LG's flagship phone, G4. The screen is slightly curved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-23/curves-and-self-healing-of
Recall on auto air bags double for Takata in US

...what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.The chemical that inflates the air bags can explode with too much force...air bags use ammonium nitrate to inflate in a crash. But the chemical, which can be used to make bombs, is volatile. So far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/recall-auto-air-bags-doubl
Leaf blister fungus affects local oak trees

...of a cosmetic problem. If the disease is severe for several consecutive seasons, overall tree health might be affected.Chemical control of oak leaf blister is usually not practical. Besides it is impossible or impractical to spray a large tree. Cultural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-21/leaf-blister-fundus-