- FirstEnergy prepares to demolish power plant in Cleveland Updated: Aug-30-15 5:32 pm
CLEVELAND - A century-old power plant in Cleveland is scheduled for demolition.
- Truck maker plans upgrade at central Oregon test facility Updated: Aug-30-15 12:41 pm
MADRAS, Oregon - A heavy-duty truck manufacturer says it will spend $18 million upgrading its research and development facility in central Oregon.
- Exelon mulls closure of unprofitable Quad Cities nuke plant Updated: Aug-30-15 12:01 pm
CHICAGO - The owner of Illinois' 11 nuclear reactors must decide next month whether to close its Quad Cities plant, one of three generating stations Exelon Corp. has said are in danger of closing if lawmakers don't approve a surcharge on electric bills to boost profits.
- Family Crisis Shelter plans expansion in Williston Updated: Aug-30-15 10:58 am
WILLISTON, North Dakota - A shelter for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault in Williston is planning to more than double its size.
- Notre Dame buys thousands of yellow bricks from old factory Updated: Aug-29-15 4:27 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The old Wilson Brothers Shirt Co. factory has been part of the industrial landscape along West Sample Street since the complex's first building went up there in the 1880s.
- Georgia-Pacific to close Wisconsin plant Updated: Aug-29-15 3:43 pm
PHILLIPS, Wisconsin - Georgia-Pacific is closing its specialty wood-products factory in Phillips, eliminating about 60 jobs by late October.
- Wyoming Ethanol to suspend operations Updated: Aug-29-15 1:17 pm
TORRINGTON, Wyoming - The only ethanol plant in Wyoming will shut down because it can't compete with lower gasoline prices, an official says.
- Analysis: JLTV pursuit offers lesson for future deals Updated: Aug-29-15 1:09 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas' failure to land a major military vehicle contract is a disappointment for officials who hoped to tout another "superproject" in the state. But it's not the setback that other missed economic deals have been, nor will it prompt the same level of soul-searching.
- Budget on Georgia nuclear plant level, uncertainty remains Updated: Aug-28-15 3:12 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia Power reported Friday the cost to build a nuclear plant was holding steady, but there's significant uncertainty whether those numbers will stick.
- Minatare signs preliminary agreement for beef plant Updated: Aug-28-15 1:23 pm
MINATARE, Nebraska - The city of Minatare has taken a big step toward construction of a beef processing plant that could bring an estimated 600 jobs to the Nebraska Panhandle community.
- No injuries in fire at Producers Peanuts facility in Suffolk Updated: Aug-28-15 8:49 am
SUFFOLK, Virginia - Authorities say no one was injured in a fire that broke out at a Producers Peanuts facility in Suffolk.
- New plant, industry, jobs announced for Hancock County Updated: Aug-28-15 7:59 am
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - DAK Americas, a company that already operates the largest plastic-resin manufacturer in North America at Port Bienville Industrial Park in Hancock County, has announced a new manufacturing plant at the site that will produce 230 million pounds of polyester staple fibers a year.
- San Bernardino County mine to close, take 500 jobs Updated: Aug-28-15 5:17 am
MOUNTAIN PASS, California - A San Bernardino County mine and mineral processing facility is closing, and nearly 500 people are expected to be let go.
- Shell Chemicals to pay $485,000 historic preservation Updated: Aug-27-15 8:07 pm
MONACA, Pennsylvania - Shell Chemicals is paying $485,000 to various agencies for historic preservation purposes in western Pennsylvania as it considers whether to build a petrochemical plant there.
- US regulators, Millstone nuke plant settle dispute Updated: Aug-27-15 3:59 pm
WATERFORD, Connecticut - The parent company of Connecticut's nuclear plant and federal regulators have reached a settlement over the plant operator's decision, without regulatory approval, to halt the use of a safety-related pump in the event of a severe accident.
- Documents: Workers had no way to issue warning after spill Updated: Aug-27-15 3:38 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to government documents released Thursday.
- End of coal-fired plant will save Jonesboro utility $50M Updated: Aug-27-15 2:59 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - The head of Jonesboro's electric utility said the planned phase-out of a coal-fired plant near Pine Bluff will save his utility $50 million.
- Bayou Companies to expand at Port of Iberia Updated: Aug-27-15 11:02 am
NEW IBERIA, Louisiana - Another oil and gas service company will expand operations at the Port of Iberia.
- PRC approves utility's deal with environmental groups Updated: Aug-27-15 10:52 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Public Regulation Commission has accepted an agreement between Public Service Company of New Mexico and three environmental groups about the utility's proposal for a coal plant.
- Hagerstown medical marijuana-growing facility proposed Updated: Aug-27-15 9:28 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The president of a newly formed medical marijuana company has proposed an indoor-growing facility in Hagerstown.
- Boil water notice affecting 10,000 in Vicksburg Updated: Aug-27-15 5:50 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - An estimated 10,000 customers on the City of Vicksburg's water system and in the Yokena-Jeff Davis Water District, which buys water from the city, are under a boil order until further notice.
- Trinity Marine Products to close in Port Allen, cut 283 jobs Updated: Aug-26-15 5:02 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A barge manufacturing plant in the Port Allen area plans to close this fall, meaning a loss of more than 280 jobs.
- Farm profits to fall second consecutive year Updated: Aug-26-15 5:01 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - It will be a less profitable year for farmers as low grain, milk and hog prices cut into income, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say.
- Novo Nordisk adding diabetes drug output in NC, Denmark Updated: Aug-26-15 4:47 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk said Wednesday it will open new factories in North Carolina and Denmark as pharmaceutical companies seek to keep up with demand for diabetes medications in an increasingly overweight world.
- Lawmaker sees opening for appeal of $225M Exxon ruling Updated: Aug-26-15 2:26 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - While a New Jersey judge approved the state's $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, he expressed concern over delayed cleanup at a polluted creek, which a state lawmaker says could open up a route to appeal the decision.