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September 13, 2013
Walmart yesterday announced a plan to phase out 10 hazardous chemicals in cleaning, personal-care, and cosmetic products sold at the store, although the company did not disclose the...
September 11, 2013
Calgon Carbon and Brenntag, the company’s distributor in Canada, have signed a contract to supply activated carbon to a large, undisclosed, Canadian electricity generator through...
September 9, 2013
Australia's prime minister-elect, Tony Abbott, has reaffirmed plans to repeal Australia's carbon tax legislation, following the victory of his Liberal-National coalition in federal...
September 9, 2013
Cabot Norit’s activated carbon business has agreed to provide activated carbon to injection systems to two US utilities in contracts that are expected to generate $6 million/year...
August 27, 2013
Increasing environmental and regulatory pressures and concerns over toxicity to humans continue to drive growing demand for greener solvents in developed countries, while demand for...
August 21, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for chlorobenzene. This substance is used as a solvent...
August 16, 2013
The European Union's Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risk (Scher) has been asked by the European Commission to provide an opinion on chromium oxide peroxide (chromium...
August 8, 2013
Praj Industries (Pune, India) and partner Viraj Alcohols & Allied Industries (VAAIL; Shirala, India) held a groundbreaking ceremony today on a second-generation cellulosic ethanol...
July 25, 2013
Bayer announced today that it aims to commercialize the use of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) as new raw material for plastics, following a successful test phase. The company...
July 25, 2013
EPA says it has added more than 130 substances to its Safer Chemical Ingredients List. For the first time, 119 chemicals used as fragrances for commercial and consumer cleaning...
July 24, 2013
Representatives of 28 African countries, under the auspices of Representatives of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), have developed a road map that aims to drive the...
July 19, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued revised guidance for assessing the risks posed by pesticides to aquatic organisms, the authority says. The guidance...
July 15, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published a review of international frameworks for assessing chemical mixtures. The report supports the rollout of...
July 11, 2013
Radici Chimica (Bergamo, Italy) says it has signed an agreement with the Italian ministry for the environment to measure and reduce the company's environmental impact. The agreement...
July 11, 2013
The European Commission says it is proposing stronger legislation on national inspections of waste shipments to ensure that all member states of the European Union have similar levels...
July 11, 2013
The European Commission, member states of the European Union, and European industry are to jointly invest more than €22 billion ($28 billion) in innovation over the next 7...
July 10, 2013
Ashland will pay $2 million in penalties to settle alleged violations of a consent decree with the EPA at the resins disposal superfund site in Jefferson Borough, PA, EPA says. The...
July 8, 2013
The European Commission says it has launched a consultation on how to use phosphorus—widely used in agriculture and an essential component in fertilizer and animal feed—in...
July 4, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has published new guidance for assessing the risks to bees from the use of pesticides. Previous risk assessment for honeybees...
July 4, 2013
A Swedish-Brazilian consortium has formed Polynol, a three-year initiative resulting from a pilot project in 2012 to build knowledge and business opportunities surrounding the...
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