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Automakers hire rocket firm to probe air bag problems

...say the chemical can burn faster than designed if exposed to prolonged airborne moisture. That can cause it to blow apart a metal canister meant to contain the explosion. Automakers, Takata and the government all want to find out just how much humidity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/automakers-hire-rocket-fir
Honda Motor Co. CEO to step aside amid air bag defect scandal, sales decline

...air bags have inflators that can explode, expelling shards of metal and plastic. At least six deaths and 64 injuries have...inflators that can explode with too much force, blowing apart a metal canister and sending fragments into the passenger compartment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/honda-motor-co-ceo-step-as
Electronics can be recycled to keep materials out of Augusta landfill

...landfills, such as lead in tube-style TVs and mercury in LED screens.Aluminum and steel from electronics can be sent to metal recycling markets, and hard drives, circuits and other components can be reused, he said.Linnell said some parts of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/electronics-can-be-recycled-k
Duke Energy faces federal criminal charges for coal ash pollution, expects to pay $102 million

...pollution. The ash, which is the waste left behind when coal is burned to generate electricity, contains such toxic heavy metals as arsenic, selenium, chromium and mercury."It's not just a slap on the wrist," said Kemp Burdette, of Cape Fear River...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/duke-energy-faces-federal-
LSBOP SUBCONTRACTORS WANTED TO BID Crowder Construction Company is...

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Power rock trio SIMO to bring vintage guitar energy to Sky City

...spiritual person, but I think we're all energy. I think that vintage instruments hold energy and are something more than metal, plastic, and wood. They have soul. If you take time and have respect then there is positive energy to receive from it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-17/power-rock-trio-simo-
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

...ammonium nitrate, can burn faster than designed if exposed to prolonged airborne moisture. That can cause it to blow apart a metal canister meant to contain the explosion. So far, automakers have recalled about 17 million vehicles in the U.S. since 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Stocks up on earnings reports, Greece news

...percent.The dollar strengthened to 119.43 yen from 118.58 yen Monday. The euro declined to $1.1313 from $1.1330.In metals trading, gold fell $9.30 to $1,232.20 an ounce, silver fell 20 cents to $16.87 an ounce and copper fell three cents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-10/stocks-earnings-reports-gr
Herbal supplement industry questions DNA tests after New York halts some sales

...method by itself is inadequate because it cannot detect the most serious problems with supplements ? contamination with heavy metals or chemical adulterants.The United Natural Products Alliance, a trade group, said it is sending people out around the country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-08/herbal-supplement-industry
Chicken of the Sea recalled in local Publix stores

...Southeastern states because they might contain metal from a broken piece of equipment, the...there have been no reports of injury. The metal suspected in about 2,400 cans could...date of 11/5/17.Tri-Union said metal pieces were discovered during a routine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/chicken-sea-recalled-local