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April 16, 2014
Davey: In this instance, the incident didn’t result in any environmental harm. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the state of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Environment-Protection-Authority-initiates-legal-proceedings-against-Orica-over-ammonia-leak_60177.html
April 8, 2014
Research and development (R&D) in the paints and coatings industry is being driven by a variety of issues, chief among energy efficiency and the development of new substrates in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACS-2014-Energy-issues-new-substrates-key-drivers-for-coatings-R-and-D_60195.html
April 7, 2014
Energy group Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (The Woodlands, TX) said on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to resolve the long running Tronox pollution proceedings brought...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Anadarko-settles-Tronox-clean-up-case-for-$5-2-billion_60112.html
March 18, 2014
The European Commission says it has asked member states to monitor the presence of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in food over the next two years. The move is in response to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Brominated-flame-retardants-European-Commission-requests-monitoring-in-food_59647.html
March 17, 2014
The European Commission says it welcomes the European Parliament’s recent approval of the commission’s proposal to significantly reduce emissions of fluorinated gases...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-Commission-welcomes-European-Parliaments-vote-on-F-gases_59617.html
March 14, 2014
Bills have been introduced in the US House and Senate designed to clear the backlog of US FDA approval for sunscreen ingredients and implement a streamlined process for ingredient...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Congress-introduces-bill-to-speed-sunscreen-ingredient-approval_59599.html
March 11, 2014
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted in favor of legislation to reduce the consumption of plastic carrier bags in the European Union. The parliament’s environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Plastic-bags-EU-countries-to-reduce-usage-by-80-percent-by-2019_59469.html
March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Technip-wins-FEED-contract-for-Shell-CCS-project-in-North-Sea_59335.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ECHA-calls-for-testing-proposals-on-various-substances_59043.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-Council-will-not-oppose-backloading-of-greenhouse-gas-allowances_59042.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Cefic-Europe-needs-competitive-energy-and-an-affordable-climate-policy_58945.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Monsanto-seed-production-project-faces-new-delay_58773.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Belarus-signs-agreement-to-destroy-stockpiles-of-obsolete-pesticides_58763.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACI-2014-TSCA-reform-fuel-subsidies-key-priorities-for-soapers_58404.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACI-2014-Stability-slow-growth-ahead-for-soaps_58453.html
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....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACI-2014-Senator-Vitter-optimistic-about-prospects-for-CSIA-passage-this-year_58467.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/American-Cleaning-Institute-launches-sustainability-charter_58396.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/WTO-members-start-initiative-to-reduce-tariffs-on-green-goods_58354.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-presses-Germany-to-ensure-that-Daimler-vehicles-use-HFO-1234yf-refrigerant_58303.html
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