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April 19, 2013
TMO Renewables (Guildford, UK) and sugar producer Usina Santa Maria (Medeiros Neto, Brazil) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/UK-Brazil-JV-to-produce-bioethanol-from-bagasse_51305.html
April 19, 2013
Air Liquide has signed an agreement with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA; Paris), to develop a second-generation biofuel production unit in France...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Air-Liquide-signs-contract-to-develop-second-generation-biofuel-plant-in-France_51304.html
April 17, 2013
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has urged the Office of Budget Management (OMB) to exercise its oversight role to ensure that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) applies the peer-review process for its Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel (CHAP) report on phthalates following its de novo scientific review....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACC-calls-for-peer-review-of-pending-phthalates-study_51261.html
April 10, 2013
Biobased plastics production requires only 0.006% of the 5-billion hectare global agricultural area, according to data recently published by industry body European Bioplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-association-Biobased-plastics-land-use-does-not-pose-threat-to-food-crops_51042.html
March 1, 2013
The Chinese government has issued a list of chemicals and industries for which chemical pollution prevention and control efforts will be prioritized by 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/China-blacklists-58-chemicals-on-environmental-grounds_50143.html
February 22, 2013
China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Shanghai) has issued guidance mandating that petrochemical and heavy-metal industries join an environmental liability insurance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Report-Chinas-environmental-ministry-to-mandate-environmental-liability-insurance_50021.html
February 21, 2013
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) has objected to the findings of the recently published World Health Organization-United Nations Environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ICCA-UN-report-fails-to-meet-scientific-work-standards_49991.html
February 19, 2013
A new report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP; Nairobi), entitled State of the Science of Endocrine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/WHO-UNEP-study-calls-for-more-research-on-link-between-endocrine-disruptors-and-disease_49939.html
February 4, 2013
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has rejected an appeal by Honeywell International and DuPont, which sought to overturn a prior ruling regarding certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/US-court-rejects-DuPont-appeal-in-HCFC-lawsuit_49564.html
February 4, 2013
Socma says its legislative priorities for 2013 include reform of federal chemicals management law, regulatory reform, and chemical plant security. “Given that past comprehensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Socma-details-2013-legislative-priorities_49558.html
February 4, 2013
The Supreme Court next month will hear arguments in a landmark case that will determine intellectual property rights involving unauthorized reuse of Monsanto’s genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Parties-prepare-for-arguments-in-Bowman-v-Monsanto_49557.html
February 4, 2013
The European Commission says it wants EU member states to suspend for two years the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides on sunflowers, rapeseed, corn and cotton, and crops...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-seeks-suspension-of-some-neonicotnoid-insecticide-uses_49556.html
February 4, 2013
Gina McCarthy, USEPA’s assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, is a leading candidate to take EPA administrator Lisa Jackson’s place as EPA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Report-Gina-McCarthy-a-favorite-to-replace-Jackson-as-EPA-chief_49555.html
February 4, 2013
Lautenberg: Thorough risk reviews are needed. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) has introduced two bills that would require operators of the highest-risk chemical and water treatment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Senate-bill-would-require-IST-for-highest-risk-chemical-plants_49563.html
February 4, 2013
Regulators in California have published a notice of intent to list bisphenol A (BPA) as a developmental toxicant under the state’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) law...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/California-to-list-BPA-under-Prop-65_49561.html
February 4, 2013
Gina McCarthy, US EPA’s assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, is a leading candidate to take EPA administrator Lisa Jackson’s place as EPA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Report-McCarthy-tops-list-of-candidates-to-replace-EPAs-Jackson_49554.html
February 1, 2013
Socma says its legislative priorities for 2013 include reform of federal chemicals management law, regulatory reform, and chemical plant security. “Given that past comprehensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Socma-details-legislative-priorities-for-2013_49522.html
January 31, 2013
The CEOs of Ecolab, Clorox and Amway described a focus on persistently weak consumer demand, sustainability and other global trends, at an executive leadership panel at ACI's annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACI-2013-CEO-panel-focuses-on-weak-demand-sustainability_49491.html
January 31, 2013
Regulation and sustainability issues are topping agendas at international trade associations for makers of cleaning chemicals, association executives said yesterday at a panel at ACI's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACI-2013-Regulation-sustainability-top-global-trade-group-agenda_49461.html
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