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October 24, 2014
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has agreed on the 2030 climate and energy policy framework for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-leaders-set-ambitious-climate-energy-targets-for-2030_64780.html
October 22, 2014
UK employers' association CBI (London), commenting ahead of a meeting of the European Council in Brussels, says that “competitiveness must be at the heart of European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/UKs-CBI-Competitiveness-must-be-at-heart-of-EU-climate-discussions_64666.html
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-New-refrigerant-to-be-in-7-million-cars-by-2015_64294.html
October 6, 2014
DuPont and Procter & Gamble (P&G) say they will collaborate to use DuPont's cellulosic ethanol in P&G's popular North American Tide laundry detergent. According to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/P-and-G-to-use-DuPont-cellulosic-ethanol-in-Tide-detergent_64292.html
September 30, 2014
DSM today inaugurated its solar technologies demonstration center at its engineering plastics facility at Pune, India. The center was built to demonstrate and showcase the performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-inaugurates-solar-technologies-demonstration-center-in-India_64148.html
September 3, 2014
Lehigh Technologies (Atlanta), a maker of micronized rubber powder (MRP) from tire scrap, announced today that it has $8 million in a recent funding round to support the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Lehigh-Technologies-closes-$8-million-funding-round_63601.html
September 3, 2014
Project Liberty. POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a joint venture between Royal DSM and POET, has opened Project Liberty, its world-scale cellulosic ethanol plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/POET-DSM-commissions-cellulosic-ethanol-plant_63598.html
August 21, 2014
Clariant’s industrial and consumer specialties plant at Gendorf, Germany, has been granted mass balance certification from the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO; London)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Clariant-plant-in-Germany-gains-RSPO-certification_63336.html
July 30, 2014
Velocys (Oxford, UK), a technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), has made the final investment decision and will proceed with construction of a commercial GTL plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Velocys-commercial-GTL-plant-in-Oklahoma-to-go-ahead_62806.html
July 24, 2014
Stora Enso (Helsinki) has acquired 100% of the shares of the Virdia (Danville, VA), a developer of extraction and separation technologies for converting cellulosic biomass into highly...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Stora-Enso-acquires-North-American-biotechnology-company_62693.html
July 14, 2014
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodbridge, IL) and Genting Plantations (Kuala Lumpur) today announced plans to build a 240,000-m.t./year biorefinery based on Elevance's metathesis...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Elevance-and-Genting-Plantations-ink-biorefinery-collaboration_62432.html
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/IFF-opens-PV-installation-at-NJ-site_61947.html
June 16, 2014
Calysta (Menlo Park, CA) says it has successfully fermented methane into lactic acid as part of a research collaboration with NatureWorks announced last year. Lactic acid is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Calysta-successfully-produces-lactic-acid-from-methane_61840.html
June 11, 2014
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Development (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and several other European chemistry organizations, celebrates ten years today...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/SusChem-celebrates-ten-years-preparing-for-next-decade_61684.html
June 2, 2014
EPA has introduced aggressive plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants in a move industry says could lead to higher energy prices and hurt the country’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EPA-proposes-30-percent-cut-in-power-plant-emissions_61480.html
May 29, 2014
Members of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) welcomed chief executives of 15 global chemical companies to Tokyo today, kicking off a biannual meeting of the board of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/ICCA-board-meets-in-Tokyo-for-high-level-industry-debate_61381.html
May 22, 2014
Materia (Pasadena, CA), a catalyst firm with an exclusive license for Grubbs catalyst technology, announced today that it has been awarded a $2-million grant from the US Department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DOE-awards-Materia-$2-million-grant-to-improve-hydrogen-storage-systems_61231.html
May 22, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says today it is entering into a strategic partnership with the non-profit organizations Global Nature Fund and the Union for Ethical BioTrade. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Symrise-enters-into-strategic-partnership-to-preserve-biodiversity_61227.html
May 15, 2014
Suppliers of chemicals to the personal-care and cosmetics industries were mostly upbeat at this year’s Suppliers’ Day show, held earlier this week at Edison, NJ. Most...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Suppliers-Day-2014-Mood-mostly-upbeat-for-personal-care-industry_61087.html
May 15, 2014
Evonik Industries says it has set new long-term environmental targets, details of which are published in the company’s Sustainability Report 2013. Evonik plans to reduce its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Evonik-publishes-sustainability-report-sets-environmental-targets-for-2020_61086.html
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