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Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Environmental Law & Policy Center: A coalition of Illinois health and environmental groups notified Midwest Generation, LLC of their intent to sue the company because its coal plants release...

GlaxoSmithKline Opens $600million Vaccine Plant In Singapore

New state-of-the-art vaccine plant to hire 200 staff in Singapore, GSK and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) set up endowment fund. Singapore (PRWEB) June 16, 2009 -- Singapore's pharmaceutical industry has moved into higher gear, with the opening of a stat...

High Activity, Plant Based Diamine Oxidase Enzyme Introduced by Bio-Research Products

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Research Products announced today the first commercial, plant-based diamine oxidase (DAO). Dr. Bryce Cunningham, President and Chief Technology Officer of Bio-Research, reports that this new diamine oxidase is orders of magnitude more active than DA...

Acoustiblok, Inc. Combines Sound Abatement and Insulation Materials at Broward County Waste to Energy Plant to Reduce Industrial Noise Pollution

TAMPA, Fla., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Public awareness of the health risks of industry-related noise pollution has never been higher. Industrial plants worldwide are incorporating serious sound abatement strategies into their infrastructure to protect employees and visitors from hearing loss and o...

AMDL Inc.'s JJB Plant Receives Production Approval From Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA)

TUSTIN, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a US-based pharmaceutical company with major operations in China, announced today its JJB wholly foreign-owned subsidiary located in Shangrao, Jiangxi Province, China has received approval from the Chine...

The Power of a Tiny Microscopic Plant Found To Reduce Computer Eye Strain

BURLINGTON, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Along with the computer age comes the age of eye fatigue. As we sit for endless hours staring at our computer (whether at work or leisure), we develop a host of symptoms and resulting complaints. Burning achy eyes, headache, blurry vision, stiff shoulde...

Graham Packaging On-Site Plant in Zoetermeer Wins Top Performance Award From The Danone Baby Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Divisions

YORK, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danone Baby Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Divisions have chosen Graham Packaging's on-site bottle manufacturing plant in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands, as the winner of their 2008 "Partners for Growth" Award. "This award is the equivalent of a supplier-o...

All Products at Georgia Peanut Plant Recalled

Recall covers last two years; lawmakers demand criminal probe after U.S. health officials say company had distributed questionable peanut butter products in 2007 and 2008. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials announced a startling nationwide recall late Wednesda...

Salmonella Outbreak Plant Shipped Dubious Product Before: U.S. Health Officials

FDA and CDC officials say company distributed 'adulterated' peanut butter products in 2007 and 2008 TUESDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The Georgia facility that produced the peanut butter and peanut paste involved in the salmonella outbreak had in the past distributed questionable pe...

Biologist finds plant polymerases IV and V are really variants of Polymerase II

It's a little like finding out that Superman is actually Clark Kent. A team of biologists at Washington University in St. Louis has discovered that two vital cellular components, nuclear RNA Polymerases IV and V (Pol IV and V), found only in plants, are actually specialized forms ...

Williams Kherkher Provides Resource Center after Deer Park Plant Fire

Houston Personal Injury Law Firm Makes Informational Center Available to People Affected by Plastics Plant Fire Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 19, 2008 -- Houston personal injury law firm Williams Kherkher has set up an informational resource center for people affected ...

VaxGen Provides Financial Update Following the Filing of Its 10-Q for Second Quarter With SEC; Results Include $8.5 Million Charge in Respect of Manufacturing Plant Asset Impairment

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VaxGen, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VXGN), a biopharmaceutical company, today provided a financial and operational update since the filing of its quarterly report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 14,...

IDE Technologies Signs Contract Worth Over 100 Million Euros to Supply a Desalination Plant to Australia

IDE CEO: "This Deal Places IDE in a Key Position for Competing for Similar Projects in the Future, Establishes IDE's Presence on the Australian Continent and Strengthens its Worldwide Deployment TEL AVIV, Israel, August 12 /PRNewswire/ -- IDE Technologies, jointly owned (50:50) by Th...

Closing coal-burning power plant in China and improved cognitive development in children

July 14, 2008 Closing coal-fired power plants can have a direct, positive impact on children's cognitive development and health according to a study released by the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health (CCCEH) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. The study all...

Desert plant may hold key to surviving food shortage

The plant, Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi, is unique because, unlike normal plants, it captures most of its carbon dioxide at night when the air is cooler and more humid, making it 10 times more water-efficient than major crops such as wheat. Scientists will use the latest next-generation DNA sequencing ...

MSA Cranberry Plant Named One of Safest in Country

Facility Recognized as OSHA 'Star Site' PITTSBURGH, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA ) announced today that its Cranberry, Pa. manufacturing plant has been designated a national "VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) Star Site" by the Occupational Safety and Health...

Gypsum Wallboard from CertainTeed's Moundsville, W. Va., Plant and Roofing Shingles among Building Materials Donated to St. Jude Dream Home(R)

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Jude Dream Home(R) in Hurricane, W. Va., is home to the first drywall ever manufactured at the new CertainTeed Gypsum Plant in nearby Moundsville, W. Va. To support the annual fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, CertainTeed is...

New findings: The anti-fibrotic mechanism of plant extract Cpd 861

In human hepatic stellate cells, the key cells involved in both the synthesis and degradation of matrix proteins (mainly collagens) in the liver, the plant extract Cpd 861 can regulate the expression levels of collagen synthesis and degradation-related genes, thus demonstrating an antifibrotic eff...

Scientists obtain anticancer medicines from the elecampe, a wild plant growing in the Mediterranean

This release is available in Spanish . A group of scientists from the Department of Organic Chemistry and the Biotechnology Institute of the University of Granada have found out that the plant Dittirichia viscose, known as elecampe, can be used to obtain inhibitors of neurogenic vas...

Demand for NutraCea Rice Bran Oil Prompts Major Expansion of Irgovel Plant Ahead of Schedule

PHOENIX, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, announced today that they have accelerated their plans to expand the recently acquired Irgovel plant located in Pelotas, Brazil ...

Huge virulence gene superfamily responsible for devastating plant diseases

Blacksburg, Va. A research team from the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech has identified an enormous superfamily of pathogen genes involved in the infection of plants. The Avh superfamily comprises genes found in the plant pathogens Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora sojae. T...

Mix-Up Behind FDA's Failure to Inspect China Blood-Thinner Plant

Agency error means facility linked to fatal lots of injected heparin was ignored, officials say MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Due to a name mix-up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) failed to inspect a Chinese plant that made the active ingredient in vials of heparin n...

DuPont Hosts Meeting of Leading Plant Scientists to Improve World Agricultural Productivity

Three-day Symposium Focuses on Improving Drought Tolerance DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading scientists from around the world convened here today for a three-day project review meeting focused on enhancing drought tolerance in plants. Hosted by DuPont (NYSE: DD...

The Chrysler Foundation and Kenosha Engine Plant Donate $100,000 to New YMCA Aquatics Center

KENOSHA, Wis., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chrysler Foundation and Kenosha (Wis.) Engine Plant today presented the Kenosha YMCA with a $100,000 donation for its new Aquatics Center. Chrysler's donation will help build the aquatic center, which will be a new addition to the YMCA. The center wi...

DuPont Opens Fluoropolymer Production Plant in China

New PTFE Facility Will Support Growth in Global Markets CHANGSHU CITY, China, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new DuPont (NYSE: DD ) fluoropolymer production plant has begun operations here. The plant, which produces polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) fine-powder and dispersion for gl...

CIHR news: U of S scientists find plant gene that affects stress resistance

A University of Saskatchewan team of scientists has isolated a gene that has never before been identified in helping plants to resist stress. The studypublished this month in the top-ranked plant journal The Plant Cellcould pave the way for development of agricultural and forestry crops that ar...

Indian medicinal plant Acanthus ilicifolius may combat liver cancer

Liver cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world with a poor prognosis. About three quarters of the cases of liver cancer are found in Southeast Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, India, and Japan. The frequency of liver cancer in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa is gre...

Governor Rendell Lauds 'Rebirth' of Drug Manufacturing Plant in Danville Area

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the cut of a ribbon today, Governor Edward G. Rendell helped to save some 400 jobs in Northumberland County and mark the acquisition of a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant by a Philadelphia-based, minority-owned company. PRWT Service...

Kimberly Clark Professional Skin Care Plant Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Strong Heritage of Success in San Antonio

To Commemorate Anniversary, Facility Announces $10,000 Donation and Restroom Makeover Contest to Benefit Local Boys & Girls Clubs SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Antonio manufacturing facility of Kimberly-Clark Professional marked its 30th anniversary today by announc...

Accident Fund Will Make Board of Water & Light's Ottawa Street Station Power Plant in Lansing Its New National Headquarters

Transformational project will accommodate planned strategic growth that will bring up to 500 new jobs to Lansing and Michigan LANSING, Mich., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold move that will awaken a slumbering giant on the Grand River, accommodate up to 500 new jobs for Lansing and fur...

New research into plant colors sheds light on antioxidants

Scientists have made an important advance in understanding the genetic processes that give flowers, leaves and plants their bright colours. The knowledge could lead to a range of benefits, including better understanding of the cancer-fighting properties of plant pigments and new, natural food colo...

MEDRAD Plant Named IndustryWeek Magazine Award Finalist

WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD's Heilman Center electro-mechanical manufacturing plant located in Fox Chapel, Pa. has been selected as a 2007 IndustryWeek magazine "Best Plant Finalist." This award is issued annually to plants that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase...

Filtrona Fibertec Ningbo, China Plant Celebrates Expansion

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Filtrona Fibertec, a division of Filtrona plc, developer of fiber-based capillary technology and manufacturer of custom fluid handling components, celebrated the completion of the recent expansion of its plant in Ningbo, China with a Grand Opening celebrat...

Jefferson radiation oncologists use real-time system to plant 'seeds' against cancer

(PHILADELPHIA) Radiation oncologists and urologists at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia have begun using a real-time system to implant radiation-emitting seeds in prostate cancer patients. While the system, which is made by Nucletron, ...

International Isotopes Inc. Announces Results of the Annual Meeting and Provides an Update on its Depleted Uranium Processing and Fluorine Extraction Process Plant

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) is pleased to announce the results of its annual shareholder meeting and provide an update on the progress the Company is making in advancing its plans for the construction o...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Completes 8.6-Acre Land Purchase to House New Raw Materials Processing Plant

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSPM) today announced that it has acquired 8.6 acres of land located in Xi'an, thirty-five kilometers from the Company's operating facility in Xian Yang, China. The property cost was approxima...

FDA Halts New Applications From Indian Drug Maker's Plant

Agency says Ranbaxy Laboratories facility falsified scientific data WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have halted the review of any new drug applications from a Ranbaxy Laboratories plant in India after determining the facility was falsifying scientific data...

Lawmakers Call for Criminal Probe at Peanut Plant

U.S. health officials say company had distributed questionable peanut butter products in 2007 and 2008, after internal salmonella testing came up positive WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The Georgia facility that produced the peanut butter and peanut paste involved in the curren...

Blood-Thinner Contaminant Traced to Chinese Plant

As a result, FDA to require testing of all imported heparin FRIDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) -- The contaminant found in the blood-thinner heparin, which has been linked to hundreds of allergic reactions and possibly 19 deaths in the United States, has been traced to a Chinese plant ...

Obesity chokes up the cellular power plant

The machinery responsible for energy production in fat cells is working poorly as a result of obesity. Finnish research done at the University of Helsinki and the National Public Health Institute shows that this may aggravate and work to maintain the obese state in humans. Studying rare cases o...
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