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March 8, 2012
A study by the Silent Spring Institute (Newton, MA) says a review of 213 cleaning products, cosmetics, personal care and other common consumer products show they contain “complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Industry-Disputes-Methodology-Used-in-Cleaning-Products-Study_41882.html
March 7, 2012
Senator Susan Collins (R., ME) has attached an amendment to a Senate transportation bill that would halt implementation of air emission rules for industrial boilers and would allow...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Amendment-to-Senate-Transportation-Bill-Would-Block-Boiler-MACT-Rules_41869.html
March 7, 2012
The U.K. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has scheduled an auction between May and July of this year for the purchase of carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-K-Announces-Auction-for-12-Million-EU-Emissions-Trading-Permits_41854.html
March 7, 2012
A new study following 1,619 people over 10 years shows that healthy people with higher urine concentrations of Bisphenol A (BPA) subsequently were more likely to develop heart disease...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/10-year-Study-Links-Bisphenol-A-to-Future-Heart-Disease_41844.html
March 6, 2012
Campbell’s Soup will phase out the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in can linings, CFO Craig Owens said in a recent shareholders call. The company has not provided a timeline for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Campbells-Soup-CFO-Commits-to-BPA-Phaseout_41820.html
March 6, 2012
The European Commission has proposed that the region takes “decisive action” to accelerate innovation relating to key raw materials, and agricultural products, by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EU-Proposes-Innovation-Partnerships-for-the-Supply-of-Raw-Materials-Agricultural-Products_41822.html
March 5, 2012
EPA has identified seven chemicals it will do risk assessments on this year, part of the agency’s stated goal of improving management of existing chemicals under the Toxic...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/EPA-Identifies-Seven-Substances-for-2012-TSCA-Assessments_41794.html
February 28, 2012
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has dismissed a lawsuit filed by organic growers seeking protection from potential patent infringement lawsuits by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Court-Dismisses-Organic-Growers-Suit-Against-Monsanto_41645.html
February 27, 2012
Bayer says it will establish two "Bayer Bee Care Centers" to consolidate existing and future bee health projects from Bayer companies in cooperation with external partners...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Bayer-Invests-in-Bee-Health_41630.html
February 27, 2012
EPA has released its final air toxics emission limits for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production units, replacing a 2002 standard that a federal court found inadequate. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-Finalizes-Emission-Limits-for-PVC-Units_41624.html
February 27, 2012
BASF says it plans to phase out the production and sale of lead chromate pigments by the end of 2014. The move follows the European Union’s (EU) evaluation of the substance under...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Reach-Drives-BASF-to-Phase-Out-Lead-Chromate-by-2015_41627.html
February 27, 2012
EPA has issued its assessment of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, part of an effort that has been in progress for more than 20 years and represents one of industry’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-EPA-Issues-Final-Dioxin-Assessment_41620.html
February 27, 2012
BASF has agreed terms to acquire Merck KGaA’s (Darmstadt, Germany) battery electrolytes business. BASF says the purchase price is in the "low double-digit millions" of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/BASF-Buys-Merck-KGaAs-Battery-Electrolyte-Business-update_41500.html
February 27, 2012
Monsanto says it has reached a settlement with plaintiffs in a medical monitoring lawsuit related to the company’s legacy liability for a former Agent Orange production unit at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Monsanto-Settles-With-Nitro-WV-Residents_41605.html
February 24, 2012
Monsanto says it has reached a settlement with plaintiffs in a medical monitoring lawsuit related to the company’s legacy liability for a former Agent Orange production unit at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Monsanto-Reaches-Settlement-in-Nitro-WV-Dioxin-Case_41590.html
February 24, 2012
BASF has set a series of new environmental, health and safety goals for the group. One of its new goals is to increase energy efficiency - defined as the amount of products sold in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/BASF-Targets-35-percent-Hike-in-Energy-Efficiency-by-2020_41574.html
February 24, 2012
Monsanto and plaintiffs in a West Virginia medical monitoring lawsuit may have a deal to settle the case which stems from the company’s legacy liability for a former Agent Orange...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Monsanto-Nears-Settlement-in-West-Virginia-Dioxin-Case_41573.html
February 23, 2012
Lanxess is to invest €40 million ($53.2 million) in the construction of a carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration unit at its Newcastle, South Africa site. Lanxess's site at Newcastle...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Lanxess-Invests-at-Leather-Chemicals-Site-in-South-Africa_41551.html
February 22, 2012
Lanxess (Leverkusen) says it has invested $10 million in BioAmber (Mineapolis, MN) as a part of a private placement. The investment strengthens Lanxess's commitment to renewable raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/Lanxess-Invests-$10-Million-in-BioAmber_41534.html
February 21, 2012
EPA has issued its assessment of dioxin’s noncancer health effects, part of an effort that has been in progress for more than 20 years and represents one of industry’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/environment/U-S-EPA-Finalizes-Dioxin-Assessment_41484.html
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