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July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Australias-Chemical-Industry-to-be-Hurt-by-Carbon-Tax-update_36077.html
July 11, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) says it has extended ongoing research efforts with Chevron for producing renewable, synthetic hydrocarbons using LS9’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chevron-Taps-LS9-For-Biobased-Hydrocarbons_36079.html
June 24, 2011
This Week on CW:   Cefic has raised its forecast for EU chemicals output growth to 4.5%.   PetroLogistics, owner of the world's largest propane dehydrogenation plant, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-24_35794.html
June 22, 2011
Poland has blocked plans by other European Union (EU) member states to toughen EU targets to cut carbon emissions. EU ministers, meeting in Luxembourg this week, discussed plans to cut...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Poland-Blocks-Plans-to-Toughen-EU-Emissions-Target_35684.html
June 15, 2011
The head of CBI (London), the U.K. employers' association, has criticized U.K. government plans to introduce a carbon price floor and said that the measure will put too much cost...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/U-K-Employers-Association-Backs-Ineos-on-Carbon-Price-Floor_35539.html
June 13, 2011
CW’s Alex Scott interviews Ken Kaufman, Dow Corning Corporation’s v.p./Manufacturing, Engineering and Global Operations on Dow Corning’s approach to greening its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/How-and-Why-Dow-Corning-is-Making-its-Supply-Chain-Greener_35481.html
June 13, 2011
by Neil Hawkins, group v.p./sustainability and environment, health and safety, for Dow Chemical     Companies across the globe have increasingly applied sustainability...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Fostering-Collaborations-that-Advance-Sustainabiilty-and-Solutions-to-World-Challenges-from-China-to-the-U-S-_35478.html
June 9, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Can-Chinas-Chemicals-from-Coal-Sector-Become-Environmentally-Sustainable_35156.html
June 6, 2011
Dow Chemical says it has finished construction of a wind blade epoxy adhesive production plant at its Roberta, GA facility. The plant is fully dedicated to the wind sector, and will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Dow-Completes-Wind-Blade-Epoxy-Adhesive-Plant_35311.html
June 3, 2011
This Week on CW:   Ashland has announced plans to buy International Specialty Products for $3.2 billion, in a deal that will make Ashland more specialty-focused.   Sealed Air...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-3_35283.html
June 2, 2011
Chemical companies continue to exploit their expertise in the development of materials and services that meet the mega-trend issues of sustainability. Among those companies making...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-June-2_35245.html
June 1, 2011
Enerkem (Pontotoc, MS), a waste-to-biomaterials firm, says it has completed a $60 million funding round. Valero Energy (San Antonio, TX) joined existing investors Waste Management...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Trash-to-Fuel-Firm-Raises-$60-Million_35234.html
May 31, 2011
Solvay has developed a process for capturing and using methane from its soda ash operations in Green River, Wyoming that is set to slash its emissions of carbon dioxide-equivalent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Soda-Ash-Solvay-Moves-Ahead-of-the-Pack-on-Environmental-Initiatives_34849.html
May 27, 2011
North America and Asia Pacific will account for 82% of biofuels produced from algae, or about 50 million gallons of annual production....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Biofuels-From-Algae-to-Reach-$1-3-Billion-by-2020_35145.html
May 24, 2011
The European chemical industry’s Care+ program, which enables small and medium size chemical companies to reduce their energy costs, is notching up a series of successes across...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EUs-Care+-Energy-Program-Notches-up-Early-Successes-update_34868.html
May 24, 2011
The BIOfuel from Algae Technologies (BIOFAT) project is funded in large part by the European Commission and will be coordinated by Abengoa Bioenergy (Saint Louis) subsidiary Abengoa Bioenergía Nuevas Tecnologías (ABNT). . The development team will train on existing prototypes in Israel, Portugal and Italy, then scale up the process at a 10-hectare demonstration plant. The project is expected to last four years and produce about 900 tons/year of algae....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Consortium-Seeks-to-Demonstrate-Algaes-Biorefining-Potential_35012.html
May 20, 2011
This Week on CW:   DuPont's increased bid for Danisco, which values the company at $6.4 billion, has succeeded.   In the wake of the deal, DuPont is forming two new business...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-20_34976.html
May 19, 2011
The Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) says the U.K. government’s announcement to cut carbon emissions in the country 50% by 2025 from a baseline year of 1990 would...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/U-K-Chemical-Industry-Feels-Heat-of-50-percent-Carbon-Cuts-with-Ineos-update_34921.html
May 13, 2011
This Week on CW: M&G is the latest company to announce new construction plans on the Gulf Coast, in the form of a world-scale PET and PTA facility. DuPont, meanwhile, is investing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-13_34865.html
May 13, 2011
Air Products has disclosed that in the past few days it has brought on stream a proprietary carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, purification and compression system at energy firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Carbon-Capture-Air-Products-Tests-Technology-in-German-Pilot-Facility_34854.html
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