Turlock Irrigation District to build new treatment plant

Turlock Irrigation District to build new treatment plant

The Turlock Irrigation District (TID) is planning to construct a water treatment plant on the Tuolumne River that will serve Turlock, Ceres and Modesto, Calif.

Utah-based coal plant switching to natural gas

Utah based coal plant switching to natural gas

Intermountain Power Project (IPA), based in Utah, plans to shift its gears toward natural gas, rather than coal, as its primary source of fuel.

Petitioners appeal natural gas power plant’s permit

Petitioners appeal natural gas power plant's permit

Petitioners in Salem, Mass., are encouraging the state to remand a permit granted to Footprint Power that allows it to emit up to 100 tons of industrial pollution each year.

Kemper County coal plant diminishes carbon footprint

Kemper County coal plant diminishing carbon emissions

Now that green energy initiatives have begun to overshadow the industry in much of the world, coal power plants are under fire.

Developments in solar PV energy lowering costs

Developments in solar PV energy lowering costs

As the technologies that support energy efficiency continue to evolve, the industries that actively participate in these markets, such as solar power energy, are constantly adapting to new industrial training solutions in an attempt to keep up with these changes.

New York Paper mill might reopen

Paper mill in NY might reopen

The idled Fort Orange Paper Mill, located in Castleton, N.Y., might reopen, pending a sale to another company that is looking to convert it into a recycled-content paperboard mill.

Chemical industry expansions lead to more jobs

Chemical industry expansions lead to more jobs

As the U.S. economy continues to improve since the recession, the chemical industry has begun to forecast gains in the demand for ethylene, an agent used in the production of petrochemicals.

Grand Rapids chemical plant reaction causes streets to close

Grand Rapids chemical plant reaction causes streets to close

A number of streets in Grand Rapids, Mich., were temporarily closed March 13 due to a chemical reaction at the Haviland chemical plant, located in the western side of the city.

Progress in committee for chemical plant safety delayed

Progress in committee for chemical plant safety delayed

The federal push to improve safety procedures in the chemical plant industry following the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, that happened April 17, 2013, has slowed.

Nine Mile Point 2 power plant forced to shut down

Nine Mile Point 2 power plant forced to shut down

The Nine Mile Point 2 nuclear power plant located in Oswego, N.Y., was taken offline March 4 due to issues with its power supply.