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March 5, 2014
Technip (Paris) says it has been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by Shell UK for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Scotland. The contract is for...
February 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has called for testing proposals on 45 substances. A total of 68 hazard endpoints for vertebrate testing have been requested, including...
February 24, 2014
The European Council decided today not to oppose a proposal from the European Commission to delay the auctioning—backloading—of carbon dioxide emission permits in the...
February 20, 2014
Cefic has called for competitive energy and an affordable climate policy, on the eve of a European Council meeting on competitiveness. Gas and electricity costs in the United States...
February 12, 2014
Provincial authorities in Argentina have rejected an environmental-impact statement for Monsanto's  planned 1.5-billion peso ($192 million) corn seed production facility, a move...
February 12, 2014
The United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is cooperating with the European Union to help Belarus destroy prohibited and unusable pesticides and reduce the risks...
January 31, 2014
Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals...
January 31, 2014
“Cautious optimism” was the phrase buzzing through the halls of the Grande Lakes Orlando this week at ACI's annual meeting and conference. Soapers and home care chemical...
January 31, 2014
Senator David Vitter (R., LA) told attendees Friday at ACI’s 2014 Annual Meeting, currently being held in Orlando, FL, that he is hopeful that chemical management reform will clear Congress this year....
January 29, 2014
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced today that it has launched a voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products...
January 28, 2014
The European Union and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), including the United States and China, have pledged to launch negotiations within the WTO to...
January 24, 2014
The European Commission is putting pressure on the German authorities to ensure that Germany enforces the commission's mobile air condition systems (MAC) directive, which requires that...
January 24, 2014
The fraction of renewable energy in the global energy mix could be increased to 30% or more by 2030, double the level today, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; Abu...
January 24, 2014
Cefic has criticized the European Commission's recently published proposals on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and renewable energy. The commission has called for a reduction of 40% in...
January 23, 2014
The state council of the Swiss canton of Valais and Lonza today announced the establishment of a coordinating committee to address the problem of mercury pollution between Visp and...
January 22, 2014
Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), along with trade-related issues, are the top regulatory concerns at Informex this year, attendees and exhibitors say. Socma's number...
January 15, 2014
The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling for a ban, by 2020, on the most hazardous plastics and certain plastic bags, the parliament announced today following the vote...
January 14, 2014
A chemical spill at Elk River, WV last week cut off clean drinking water to over 300,000 people in nine West Virginia counties. State officials imposed water-use restrictions on 9...
January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
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