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March 15, 2010A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
March 10, 2010Automotive batteries, biofuels, and solar energy, are three renewable energy segments that can provide significant opportunities for the chemicals sector through 2060, according to a...
March 3, 2010The implementation of the European Union (EU)’s more stringent emissions trading scheme (ETS) in 2013 will have little or no impact on carbon leakage-the effect of driving...
March 2, 2010Commercial Cultivation Scheduled to Start in 2010...
February 16, 2010Chicago city alderman Edward Burke (D.) has proposed a citywide ordinance that would prohibit food service providers and city facilities from using disposable polystyrene food service...
January 21, 2010U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R., AK) has formally introduced a resolution to reverse EPA’s recent decision which determined greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions endanger public...
November 23, 2009U.S. environmental legislation that would require deep cuts in mercury emissions would give mercury cell chlor-alkali producers two years to decide to convert to cleaner processes or...
September 17, 2009As legislative sessions in the U.S. and European Union (EU) reconvene this fall, industry executives face some of the most sweeping and complex regulatory issues to confront the sector in years. Global warming negotiations and mandates alone would be enough to keep a small army of regulatory affairs directors busy. Add to those a bill to reform the U.S. Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA), the U.S. EPA’s plans to issue in coming weeks hundreds of endocrine test orders, and the work companies must complete in advance of the 2010 deadline for first registrations under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) law....
September 14, 2009An industry consortium and Wolfgang Tiefensee, the German minister for transport, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) targeting the introduction of a nationwide hydrogen...
September 14, 2009AkzoNobel holds on to second place....
September 14, 2009DSM has regained the number-one position in the chemical industry sector in the 2009 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). DSM last held the top position in 2006...
December 31, 1969Operators of the U.S.’s only chlorine-free paper mill say it will permanently shut down after being denied federal stimulus money that would have enabled it to remain in operation...
December 31, 1969BASF and Bayer were the highest scoring companies rated for climate disclosure policies in the report released today by the Climate Disclosure Project (London). The largest chemical...
December 31, 1969The U.S., Canada and Mexico have issued a joint proposal to amend the Montreal Protocol to require the phasing down of the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC). If approved by signatories...
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