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November 19, 2012
Plastics Europe (Brussels), an industry group, has asked European Union (EU) authorities to "ensure that member states respect existing EU rules and processes on food contact...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-urges-EU-authorities-to-review-member-states-BPA-bans_47826.html
November 19, 2012
Ingredient disclosure initiatives, including the California Safe Cosmetics Act of 2005, are helping to drive reformulation in the personal care and cosmetics chemicals markets. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Disclosure-initiatives-drive-reformulation-in-personal-care-sector_47837.html
November 19, 2012
 The European Commission says it is taking two key steps to address the growing supply-demand imbalance of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission allowances in the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-takes-steps-to-mitigate-surplus-of-CO2-permits_47836.html
November 19, 2012
US EPA and Louisiana state authorities have granted Methanex the air permits required to begin construction of a 1-million m.t./year methanol project in Geismar, LA. The project...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Methanex-obtains-federal-state-permits-for-Geismar-methanol-complex_47825.html
November 14, 2012
The European commission says it is taking two important steps to address the growing supply-demand imbalance of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission allowances in the European Union's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-proposes-immediate-action-to-halt-buildup-of-CO2-emission-allowance-surplus_47689.html
November 7, 2012
Voters in California have rejected Proposition 37, a ballot measure that aimed to require food manufacturers to label all foods containing more than 0.5% genetically modified (GM)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/California-rejects-proposal-to-label-GM-foods_47503.html
November 7, 2012
Chemical industry leaders say President Obama’s reelection yesterday means it is time to set aside partisan disputes and get back to work on restoring the US economy and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-assesses-prospects-for-second-Obama-term_47508.html
November 7, 2012
The European Commission has announced proposals to reduce European Union emissions of fluorinated gases (F-gases) by two-thirds, through 2030, compared with today's levels. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-proposes-major-cuts-in-fluorinated-gas-emissions_47499.html
October 29, 2012
A recent National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report says the development of algae-based biofuels poses sustainability concerns. Issues include the large amount of water used...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/National-Academy-of-Sciences-finds-algae-based-biofuels-pose-sustainability-concerns_47318.html
October 29, 2012
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) says measures requiring labels on genetically modified (GM) foods would “mislead and falsely alarm...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/AAAS-GM-labelling-would-mislead-consumers_47316.html
October 24, 2012
Marks & Spencer (M&S; London), a leading retail company, has published a new set of commitments related to the safe use of chemicals in textile production, with the aim of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Marks-and-Spencer-to-eliminate-hazardous-chemicals-from-its-clothing-products-by-2020_47189.html
October 24, 2012
EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels in 2011 were consistent with a decreasing trend observed since 2004, according to the European Commission's annual report on the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-greenhouse-gas-emission-cuts-are-on-track-to-meet-Kyoto-Protocol-target_47182.html
October 23, 2012
Two NGOs, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB; Brussels) and ClientEarth (London), have jointly released a report in which they accuse the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-NGOs-accuse-ECHA-of-failing-to-enforce-Reach-regulation_47144.html
October 22, 2012
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says that US is increasingly vulnerable to coordinated cyber attacks that could virtually paralyze parts of the nation's transportation system or...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/US-DOD-calls-for-better-cybersecurity-for-critical-infrastructure_47133.html
October 22, 2012
Dow Chemical chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris was elected chairman of the Business Council (Washington), an organization comprised of US CEOs that advises the government on business...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Liveris-elected-chairman-of-US-Business-Council_47128.html
October 22, 2012
Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, says that Canadian regulatory authorities have approved its Enlist corn trait and soybean trait, part of the company’s Enlist weed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Canada-approves-Dow-AgroSciences-corn-and-soybean-trait_47129.html
October 22, 2012
The US Department of Commerce has set final tariffs of about 18–250% for solar photovoltaic cells imported from China, a decision that drew sharp criticism from Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/US-sets-tariffs-of-up-to-250-percent-on-photovoltaic-cells-from-China_47132.html
October 22, 2012
Tosoh says that it will begin this month the manufacture and sale of a new industrial cleaning solvent that it has developed independently at the company’s Nanyo complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Tosoh-replaces-bromine-based-solvent-with-non-halogen-product_47127.html
October 22, 2012
The European Commission has published a proposal to limit global land conversion for biofuel production, and raise the climate benefits of biofuels used in the European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/European-proposal-would-limit-food-based-biofuels_47131.html
October 18, 2012
ACC has launched the Rare Earths Technology Alliance (RETA), a group to advocate for “the development of a healthy and competitive global market for rare earth elements,”...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/ACC-launches-rare-earths-group_47061.html
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