Critics of Dow herbicide ingredient sue U.S. EPA over approval

A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for a herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide’s active ingredients, 2,4-D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide.

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Mass Spectrometry Technologies Market Assessment Report – Global Size, Share, Competitive Landscape, Future Prospects and Forecast from 2013-2017

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mass Spectrometry techniques are used to determine elemental components of a sample. The samples are ionized by bombarding the sample spray with electrons which are then separated according to mass-to-charge ratio. Mass Spectrometers are used to a…

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Global Microbolometer IR Detector Market Research Report

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Uncooled infrared detectors have recently gained wide attention for infrared imaging applications, due to their several advantages such as low cost, low weight, low power, wide spectral response, and long-term operation compared to those of photon…

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Albemarle reports third quarter 2014 results

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

Third quarter 2014 highlights:

Adjusted earnings of $1.14 per share, up 5% versus third quarter 2013.
Net sales grew 9% to $642.4 million versus third quarter 2013, with an adjusted EBITDA margin of 23%.
Year to date cash flow from…

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Nutrition and health drive success for Chr Hansen

Strong growth in nutrition and health has helped Chr Hansen to strong full-year results that match the expectations for the year, says the firm. The Denmark-based natural ingredients supplier reported 8% organic growth for the full year, with a total revenue of a 756 million an EBIT margin before special items of 27.1%.

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Six Flags edges its 200-day moving average after earnings

On The Fly: Pre-market Movers UP AFTER EARNINGS: Dow Chemical , up 3.7%… iRobot , up 12%… Six Flags , up 13%… GlaxoSmithKline , up 2%… Broadcom , up 7%… Boston Scientific , up 4.3%… Abbott , up 1.8%… Yahoo! , up 6%. ALSO HIGHER: Blue Earth , up 26.4% after CEO says statements in Seeking Alpha blog are “false and misleading.”

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Goodyear Experts Suggest Winter Tires to Avoid Slipping, Sliding

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — For many people, the coming winter season means a welcome opportunity to ski, skate, sled and slide. However, Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) officials recommend those types of activities should be confined to the slopes and rinks, and not practiced on the…

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A. Schulman Reports Strong Fiscal 2014 Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Results

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

Full-year fiscal 2014 net income from continuing operations was $53.0 million, or $1.80 per diluted share, compared with $32.8 million, or $1.12 per diluted share, in fiscal 2013
Adjusted net income from continuing operations for fiscal 2014,…

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