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Dow Chemical, Olin in $5B cash-and-stock deal

MIDLAND, Mich. - Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part...Third Point LLC to split its specialty chemical and petrochemical businesses.Dow...7 billion.Shareholders of Dow Chemical Co. will receive about 50.5 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/dow-chemical-olin-5b-cash-
Fracking: US requires disclosure of chemicals for oil, gas drilling on public lands

...natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, the first...used by at least 16 states to track the chemicals used in fracking operations. The Web...Companies will have to disclose the chemicals they use within 30 days of the operation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fracking-us-requires-discl
Names, terms can cause herbicide confusion

...landscape. Many people remove them by hand while others try to prevent them with mulch and landscape fabric. Others resort to chemicals, which in many cases is the last line of defense.If you are not opposed to using herbicides, there is a pretty large selection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-03-26/names-terms-can-caus
US drillers are fighting back against OPEC, low oil prices

...Drilling in shale, also known as "tight rock," is expensive because the rock must be fractured with high-pressure water and chemicals to get oil to flow. It became more expensive as the drilling frenzy pushed up costs for labor, material, equipment and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/us-drillers-are-fighting-b
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
Government is too fat

...the EPA, ICE, ATF and likely some unknown organizations too intimidating to mention.There are all kinds of medical and chemicals companies subsidized by the government that bill the taxpayers outrageously with impunity. There are dysfunctional, underfunded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-26/government-too-fat
New Mexico group doubts WIPP repository will reopen by deadline, leaving waste stranded at Savannah River Site

...Hancock said many factors are not known about the radiological release, such as the cause, the radionuclides and toxic chemicals released, decontamination processes and measures needed to prevent future incidents."Unfortunately, more than 13 months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-24/new-mexico-group-doubts-wipp-
Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...medical conditions to be eligible for treatment with cannabis oil that has a minimal level of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the chemical that makes pot users feel high.Sen. Renee Unterman's Health and Human Services Committee deleted fibromyalgia from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/deal-sign-medical-marijuana-leg
New VA director hears patients' complaints at town hall

...Rogers, who was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded during a missile attack, said he endured traumatic brain injury and chemical burns on his arms that still bleed today.In October, when the bleeding got to the point he could no longer wear light clothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-23/new-va-director-hears-pa
Feds concerned about contamination from aging wine at sea

...have been no problems with the seals, corks or the taste of the wine that's been retrieved from Charles ton Harbor."The chemical analysis shows it is basically the exact same wine (as that aged on land) with the exception of the turbidity ? which is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-23/feds-concerned-about-contamin