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March 14, 2012
by Hannu Vornamo, Secretary General, Helsinki Chemicals Forum The international community has been looking to enhance chemicals safety on a continuous basis for a long while now...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-to-Focus-on-Internationalization-of-Reach_41981.html
March 14, 2012
U.K. government energy secretary Edward Davey has launched a competition worth up to £20 million to fund the development of innovations in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/U-K-Offers-£20-Million-$31-Million-Prize-to-Boost-Carbon-Capture-Innovation_41979.html
March 13, 2012
Poland at a ministerial level meeting on Friday vetoed a proposal by the European Union (EU) to introduce an 80-95% cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, from a baseline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Poland-Vetoes-EUs-Planned-Route-to-Low-Carbon-Economy_41960.html
March 12, 2012
The global market for catalyst regeneration is growing at 3.8%/year and will be worth more than $4.1 billion/year in 2016, according to a report by BCC Research (Wellesley, MA), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Catalyst-Regeneration-Market-Set-to-Top-$4-Billion-in-2016_41914.html
March 9, 2012
No single major innovation or technology development stand out this week - but there are some fascinating developments across a range of fronts.  In plant biotechnology, Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-March-9_41900.html
March 9, 2012
Air Liquide says it has purchased the landfill gas-to-natural gas assets of Georecover Live Oak (Conley, GA) for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes Georecover’s landfill gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Air-Liquide-Acquires-Georgia-Landfill-Gas-to-Natural-Gas-Assets_41899.html
March 8, 2012
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has agreed to a second request by Gevo (Englewood, CO) to have the agency review a Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Biobutanol-Patent-Battle-Continues_41859.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/sustainability/10-year-Study-Links-Bisphenol-A-to-Future-Heart-Disease_41844.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/sustainability/EU-Proposes-Innovation-Partnerships-for-the-Supply-of-Raw-Materials-Agricultural-Products_41822.html
March 5, 2012
Frutarom (Haifa, Israel) says it has completed expansion of its plant in the Negev desert manufacturing Alguard, Frutarom's skin-active shield ingredient derived from red microalgae...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Frutarom-Hikes-Capacity-for-Bioactive-Raw-Material-Alguard_41786.html
March 2, 2012
Members of the European Parliament’s (MEP) industry committee this week voted for a proposal to withhold emissions trading scheme (ETS) carbon permits from industry in order to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-Takes-First-Step-to-Increase-the-Price-of-Carbon-Emissions-Allowances_41705.html
February 27, 2012
 Amyris says it has secured $83.7 million in financing to fund working capital, two weeks after the company told investors it was having trouble maintaining peak yields and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Amyris-Secures-$83-7-Million-in-Financing_41600.html
February 27, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that China has established a new renewable energy research center at Beijing, as part of the country's efforts to realize...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/China-Establishes-Renewable-Energy-Center_41592.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/sustainability/BASF-Targets-35-percent-Hike-in-Energy-Efficiency-by-2020_41574.html
February 23, 2012
Codexis’ interim CEO Peter Strumph , speaking at Jefferies’ Clean Technology conference today in New York, took the opportunity to dispel rumors circulating following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Codexis-Interim-CEO-Management-and-Partnerships-Remain-Solid_41570.html
February 14, 2012
DuPont says it has signed a $100-million strategic agreement with Yingli Energy China, a wholly owned subsidiary of leading solar energy company Yingli Green Energy (Baoding, China)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-and-Yingli-Sign-$100-Million-Deal-for-Photovoltaic-Materials_41331.html
February 13, 2012
The European Commission adopted a coherent, interdisciplinary action plan today for creating a sustainable bioeconomy in Europe that underscores the sector’s role in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Europe-Unveils-Bioeconomy-Strategy_41328.html
February 13, 2012
Ajinomoto and Toray Industries say they have entered into an agreement to begin joint research for manufacturing the nylon raw material 1,5-pentanediamine (1,5-PD) from the amino acid...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Ajinomoto-Toray-Industries-Sign-Biobased-Nylon-Development-Deal_41326.html
February 9, 2012
BASF says it has agreed with Cofco Tunhe (Bejing), to co-develop and enhance sustainable tomato cultivation in China. Cofco Tunhe is one of the world's largest tomato producers...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-to-Co-Develop-Sustainable-Tomato-Production-with-Chinese-Company_41207.html
February 7, 2012
Rhodia, a subsidiary of Solvay, says it has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Roquette (Lestrem, France) to develop new plant-based polymers. Each company will have the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Rhodia-and-Roquette-to-Co-Develop-New-Plant-Based-Polymers_41056.html
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