Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en BP Oil Spill Caused Dolphins' Lung Disease, Deaths: Study http://www.industryweek.com/environment/bp-oil-spill-caused-dolphins-lung-disease-deaths-study <div class="field-byline"> Kerry Sheridan </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dolphins swimming in the oil-contaminated waters of the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 BP spill suffered unusual lung lesions and died at high rates because of petroleum pollution, US scientists said Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/bp-oil-spill-caused-dolphins-lung-disease-deaths-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/bp-oil-spill-caused-dolphins-lung-disease-deaths-study#comments Environment The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 18:53:00 +0000 167871 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Denmark Accuses Total of Using Unauthorized Chemical, Halts Fracking http://www.industryweek.com/environment/denmark-accuses-total-using-unauthorized-chemical-halts-fracking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Denmark is one of the few European countries alongside Britain, Poland and Romania that allows fracking, contributing to the country's burgeoning oil and natural gas production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/denmark-accuses-total-using-unauthorized-chemical-halts-fracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/denmark-accuses-total-using-unauthorized-chemical-halts-fracking#comments Environment The Latest Wed, 06 May 2015 17:04:00 +0000 166681 at http://www.industryweek.com Gareth Fuller,Getty Images McDonald's Supplier Slapped with Beijing's Biggest Pollution Fine http://www.industryweek.com/environment/mcdonalds-supplier-slapped-beijings-biggest-pollution-fine <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Inspectors discovered that a water quality indicator in Beijing Simplot Food Processing's waste water exceeded limits and immediately blocked its pipes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/mcdonalds-supplier-slapped-beijings-biggest-pollution-fine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/mcdonalds-supplier-slapped-beijings-biggest-pollution-fine#comments Environment Supplier Relationships The Latest Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:48:00 +0000 165991 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A new environmental law in China imposes tougher penalties and pledges that violators will be &quot;named and shamed.&quot;</p> Copyright Kevin Frayer, Getty Images US Stresses Opposition to EU Opt-Out for GMO Imports http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-stresses-opposition-eu-opt-out-gmo-imports <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States underscored Friday its opposition to a new European Union plan to allow member states to block genetically engineered imports after bilateral talks on a transatlantic free-trade pact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-stresses-opposition-eu-opt-out-gmo-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-stresses-opposition-eu-opt-out-gmo-imports#comments Environment Public Policy The Latest Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:22:00 +0000 165611 at http://www.industryweek.com Earth Day: Packaging a Sustainable Difference http://www.industryweek.com/environment/earth-day-packaging-sustainable-difference <div class="field-byline"> Brian Kennell, President and CEO, Tetra Pak Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers will be called upon to reduce waste through sustainable packaging and recycling as urban and middle class populations burgeon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/earth-day-packaging-sustainable-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/earth-day-packaging-sustainable-difference#comments Corporate Responsibility Environment Global Economy The Latest Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:34:00 +0000 165351 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Recycling is a well-known practice to divert waste from landfills. However, it remains underutilized by consumers and businesses in the U.S.</p> Exploration Firm Makes 'Significant' Oil Discovery Near London http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/exploration-firm-makes-significant-oil-discovery-near-london <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>UK Oil & Gas Investments said it had discovered 100 billion barrels' worth of oil in the ground next to Gatwick Airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/exploration-firm-makes-significant-oil-discovery-near-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/exploration-firm-makes-significant-oil-discovery-near-london#comments Environment Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 09 Apr 2015 12:36:00 +0000 164401 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>An exploration firm says it has discovered oil near Gatwick Airport, outside of London.</p> Copyright Jordan Mansfield, Getty Images Greenpeace Says Activists Board Shell Oil Rig in Pacific http://www.industryweek.com/environment/greenpeace-says-activists-board-shell-oil-rig-pacific <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The six activists planned to camp on the 38,000-tonne Polar Pioneer platform, which they boarded 750 miles northwest of Hawaii using inflatable boats from the Greenpeace vessel "Esperanza."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/greenpeace-says-activists-board-shell-oil-rig-pacific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/greenpeace-says-activists-board-shell-oil-rig-pacific#comments Companies & Executives Environment The Latest Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:17:00 +0000 164101 at http://www.industryweek.com Royal Dutch Shell Chemical Plant Explosion in China Injures Three http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-plant-explosion-china-injures-three <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Proposals for plants producing paraxylene, a flammable, carcinogenic liquid used in the production of polyester films and fabrics, have sparked large protests in several Chinese cities in recent years over fears it poses risks to health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-plant-explosion-china-injures-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-plant-explosion-china-injures-three#comments Environment Safety The Latest Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:41:00 +0000 164071 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Endangered Whales Delay TransCanada Pipeline http://www.industryweek.com/environment/endangered-whales-delay-transcanada-pipeline <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>TransCanada seeks new site for marine terminal in Quebec to avoid pod of endangered Beluga whales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/endangered-whales-delay-transcanada-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/endangered-whales-delay-transcanada-pipeline#comments Environment Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:33:00 +0000 163861 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock image Manufacturers Target of Proposed State Chemical Safety Rules http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/manufacturers-target-proposed-state-chemical-safety-rules <div class="field-byline"> Maureen Gorsen, Partner, Alston &amp; Bird LLP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>For product manufacturers who sell consumer products in all 50 states, the legal and regulatory patchwork is likely to get more complex in 2015.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/manufacturers-target-proposed-state-chemical-safety-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/manufacturers-target-proposed-state-chemical-safety-rules#comments Environment Legislation Public Policy Regulations The Latest Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:28:00 +0000 162571 at http://www.industryweek.com