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September 30, 2015
Ocean Conservancy (Washington) on Wednesday released a report that outlines land-based solutions to reduce plastic waste in the ocean, starting with eliminating plastic waste leakage...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Ocean-Conservancy-report-outlines-solutions-for-reducing-plastic-waste-in-the-ocean_74063.html
September 28, 2015
Brazil has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 37% by 2025 and 43% by 2030. Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil, made the announcement in a speech Sunday at the plenary...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Brazil-pledges-43-percent-reduction-in-GHG-emissions-by-2030_74013.html
September 28, 2015
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has released a set of 11 recommendations related to endocrine disruptors. The organization’s “Principles for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ICCA-releases-principles-for-identifying-endocrine-disruptors_74017.html
September 24, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the EU member states, will create a market stability reserve (MSR) for the European Union Emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-emissions-trading-market-stability-reserve-approved_73794.html
September 4, 2015
Veolia (Paris) says it has acquired AKG Kunststof Groep (Vroomshoop, Netherlands), a leading European recycling and polypropylene (PP) producer, as part of its ambition to further...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Veolia-acquires-polypropylene-recycler-AKG-Kunstof-Groep_73434.html
August 14, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) and the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB) are collaborating in the development of new methods to measure the level of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/VCI-Further-developments-in-human-biomonitoring_72992.html
August 4, 2015
Cabot today reported a fiscal third-quarter net loss of $445 million, or $7.04/share, mostly due to a $482-million asset impairment charge related to the Supreme Court’s recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Cabot-swings-to-loss-on-MATS-ruling-charge-lower-sales_72731.html
July 29, 2015
DSM's nutritional products segment (Kaiseraugst, Switzerland) and Evonik's nutrition and care arm (Essen, Germany) on Wednesday announced that they have entered into a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/DSM-and-Evonik-to-develop-algae-based-omega-3-fatty-acids-for-animal-nutrition_72503.html
July 23, 2015
France’s parliament has adopted a law on energy transition and green growth, which contains a series of legislative proposals aimed at protecting the environment, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/France-proposes-green-measure-including-compostable-plastic-bags_72395.html
July 17, 2015
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have “strongly opposed” a draft EU law related to genetically modified (GM) food or feed. The European Commission proposed earlier...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/MEPs-strongly-oppose-draft-EU-law-on-GMOs-in-food-feed-call-for-plan-B_72207.html
July 16, 2015
The company cites a recent US Supreme Court ruling that will delay implementation of higher pollutants standards for coal-fired power plants, hurting the demand outlook for activated carbon....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Cabot-plans-$500-million-impairment-charge-because-of-Supreme-Court-MATS-ruling_72196.html
July 16, 2015
Members of the environment committee of the European Parliament have called for “more ambitious national caps” on emissions of six main pollutants in the European Union in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/MEPs-call-for-tougher-national-limits-on-air-pollutants_72189.html
July 8, 2015
The European Parliament on Wednesday endorsed reforming the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), following informal agreement with the European Council. The reform involves reducing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-Parliament-adopts-MSR-industry-says-it-will-not-reduce-emissions-but-will-drive-up-costs_72009.html
July 7, 2015
Chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says that is supports the goal of a sustainable, circular economy in Europe. But overzealous regulations on industrial waste, such as...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/VCI-EU-waste-rules-must-not-be-allowed-to-stifle-production_71971.html
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
June 15, 2015
A peak in worldwide energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, says the International Energy Agency (IEA; London) in a special report on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/International-Energy-Agency-highlights-likely-success-factors-for-Paris-climate-summit_71317.html
May 25, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued a call for additional information on in support of its efforts to evaluate the risks posed to bee by certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EFSA-requests-new-information-on-the-risk-to-bees-of-three-neonicotinoids_70658.html
May 11, 2015
The European Parliament’s environment committee approved draft plans this week under which EU member states would have to enforce emission limits on from medium-sized combustion...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Europe-to-limit-emissions-from-medium-size-combustion-plants_70259.html
May 6, 2015
The European Council, under the current Latvian presidency, and members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have agreed on a draft law to reform the European Union’s Emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-ETS-Market-stability-reserve-to-start-in-2019-VCI-warns-of-additional-cost-burden-for-chemical-industry_70125.html
April 20, 2015
Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, Oil Refineries Ltd. (ORL; Haifa), a part of Israel Corp., on Sunday was ordered by the mayor of Haifa to close five plants in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Israel-orders-plant-closures-in-Haifa-over-cancer-scare_69590.html
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