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TVO seeks $2.9B as compensation for Olkiluoto reactor construction delays

10/22/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Nuclear supplier consortium Areva-Siemens should now pay $2.9 billion as compensation for the delays in the construction of the Olkiluoto 3 reactor, Finnish energy consortium TVO said. The 1,600-megaw… Read More

Study: Hand gels could increase BPA exposure from receipts

10/22/2014

  • ChemicalWatch.com (subscription required)

A study new suggests hand gels can increase bisphenol A exposure from thermal receipts. These products "drastically alter the absorption rate," said lead researcher Frederick vom Saal of the Universit… Read More

Report predicts worldwide growth for cellulosic ethanol market

10/22/2014

  • BiofuelsDigest.com

The global cellulosic ethanol market will grow at a 53.3% compound annual rate from 2013 to 2018, according to a report from Research and Markets. The report also found that the research of bigger com… Read More