Dow Chemical Co - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Dow Chemical Co Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is literally counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until Donald Trump lands in the kingdom for his first overseas trip as U.S. president this weekend. The kingdom has launched a website in four languages with a countdown clock and details about the visit, which is packed with meetings . After me... Tue, 16 May 2017 20:41:00 GMT 2017-05-16T20:41:00Z AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species. Lawyers representing Dow, whose CEO is a close adviser to Trump, and two other manufacturers of or... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:32:00 GMT 2017-04-20T14:32:00Z EPA reverses course on safety of pesticide used on crops WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration won't ban a common pesticide used on food, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical based on findings it could hinder development of children's brains. In announcing the decision late Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrif... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:09:00 GMT 2017-03-30T20:09:00Z EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration on Wednesday denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops, reversing a push by the Obama administration to revoke all uses of the pesticide on food after a government review concluded it could harm children's brains. In ann... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:51:00 GMT 2017-03-30T03:51:00Z George A. Olah, who won Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at 89 LOS ANGELES (AP) — George A. Olah, whose work won a Nobel Prize in chemistry and paved the way for more effective oil refining and ways of producing less polluting forms of gasoline, has died at age 89. Olah died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home, according to the University of Southern California's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, of which he was ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 01:17:00 GMT 2017-03-10T01:17:00Z Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 23 about a meeting that President Donald Trump held with two dozen manufacturing executives, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to Doug Oberhelman as the CEO of Caterpillar Inc. Oberhelman is the current chairman and former CEO of Caterpillar. A corrected version of the story is below: US factory CEOs to Trump: Job... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:40:00 GMT 2017-02-24T17:40:00Z The Latest: Trump to skip dinner with Washington elite WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:25 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump is skipping the annual Alfalfa Club dinner Saturday. His decision is a break with presidential tradition. Every White House occupant since Ronald Reagan has shown up at the black-tie affair to rub elbows and share laughs with Washington's elite. ... Sat, 28 Jan 2017 01:26:00 GMT 2017-01-28T01:26:00Z Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned to the kingdom, with at least one major petrochemical company apparently affected by its spread. Suspicion for the initial dispersal of the Shamoon virus in 2012 fell on Iran as it came after the Stuxnet... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:36:00 GMT 2017-01-24T14:36:00Z The Latest: Trump repeats unproven claim of illegal votes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling House and Senate leaders he would have won the popular vote in the 2016 election if not for the votes of 3 million to 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally. There is no evidence to support ... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:06:00 GMT 2017-01-24T02:06:00Z DuPont to pay $50M over mercury-contaminated Virginia rivers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Chemical giant DuPont will pay more than $50 million but admit no fault under a proposed environmental settlement after releasing toxic mercury for decades that made its way into Shenandoah Valley waterways, state and federal officials announced Thursday. The deal would resolve alleged violations of civil environmental statutes, inclu... Fri, 16 Dec 2016 02:59:00 GMT 2016-12-16T02:59:00Z The Latest: Trump Team dismisses report on Russian hacking WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 9:50 p.m. Donald Trump's transition team is dismissing a report that the CIA believes Russia tried to intervene in the U.S. election because it wanted Trump to win. A Friday night statement released by the transition team notes that the CIA ... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 03:00:00 GMT 2016-12-10T03:00:00Z