Saturday, May 27, 2017

Dow Chemical

In this photo taken Aug. 4, 2009 file photo, a crop duster sprays a field of crops just outside Headland, Alabama. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER 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 ...
This Feb. 5, 2016, photograph shows citrus groves east of Fresno, California. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ 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 ...
In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, the company names of Dow, left, and Dupont, right, appear above their trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

NEW YORK (AP) — DuPont and Dow Chemical said Friday that they will hold separate shareholder meetings next month to vote on their merger. Both meetings will be held on July 20. DuPont’s meeting will take place at its Wilmington, ...
This Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 photo shows a Dow Chemical plant in La Porte, Texas.

BY TOM MURPHY Dow Chemical is fattening the paid leave it gives employees after the birth of a child as it becomes the latest major U.S. employer to rethink how it treats parents. The creator of Ziploc bags and Saran ...
In this Nov. 10, 2015 file photo, Bill Ackman, CEO and founder of Pershing Square Capital and Valeant Pharmaceuticals' second largest shareholder, visits the company's trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Chemical, DuPont and Yahoo didn’t so much leap toward new corporate futures this week. They were pushed. Behind the $130 billion merger of Dow and DuPont and the impending breakup of Yahoo ...
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