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January 16, 2012
This past week has seen a raft of alternative energy technology developments in both the battery and fuel cell fields.  BASF made another step forward in its quest to be the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-Round-up-Jan-13_40452.html
January 12, 2012
Renewable fuels and chemicals firm LanzaTech (Auckland, New Zealand) says it has bought a foreclosed Soperton, GA biomass gasification and thermochemical ethanol  production...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/LanzaTech-Buys-Idle-Ethanol-Unit_40416.html
January 12, 2012
BASF researchers work to advance battery technology. BASF says it has acquired an undisclosed equity stake in lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery developer Scion Power (Tucson, AZ) for $50...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-Invests-$50-Million-in-Battery-Developer_40408.html
January 11, 2012
Novamont (Novara, Italy), the producer of Mater-Bi biodegradable plastics made mostly from corn, expects to start producing 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable resources from about...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Novamont-Advances-Biobased-BDO-Project-with-Genomatica_40374.html
January 11, 2012
A group of U.S. scientists say they have successfully used solid materials based on fumed silica impregnated with polyethylenimine (PEI), a readily available and inexpensive polymeric...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Research-Polymer-based-System-Breaks-Records-for-Capture-of-CO2_40304.html
January 9, 2012
Demand for renewable materials is expected to post strong gains in 2012, as large-scale projects progress, availability increases, and partnerships along the supply chain continue the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Renewables-Peak-Investment-Year_40274.html
January 6, 2012
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has begun operations at its 250,000 gallons/year demonstration biorefinery at Boardman, OR. The $28-million facility is being tested for the production...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Zeachem-Starts-Up-Oregon-Biorefinery_40286.html
December 30, 2011
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) closed last November a $24-million series C funding round with its venture capital partners. The company has raised a total of $64 million in private financing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/ZeaChem-Builds-Toward-Its-First-Flexible-Biorefinery_40094.html
December 21, 2011
Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract by Honeywell to provide engineering services for a previously announced hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) project at Honeywell's Baton...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Jacobs-Awarded-Contract-for-Honeywell-HFO-Project_39968.html
December 19, 2011
By Rui Cruz, Senior Manager for the Epoxy Process R&D group at The Dow Chemical Company, and Nahrain Kamber, Associate Scientist for Industrial Coatings R&D at Dow Coating...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Moving-Beyond-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-A-Sustainable-Future-Begins-Now_39895.html
December 16, 2011
Solvay, in association with Imec (Leuven, Belgium,), a nanoelectronics research organization, and Polyera (Skokie, IL), an electronic materials supplier, claims to have achieved a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Separate-Groups-Vie-for-Solar-Polymer-World-Record-update_39877.html
December 15, 2011
A renewable chemicals firm has been spun out of Yale University to develop and commercialize a new class of surfactants for a range of consumer and industrial products. P2 Science...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Yale-Chemists-Found-Renewable-Surfactants-Firm_39709.html
December 15, 2011
The European Parliament has approved the European Commission's proposal to ban the use of phosphates, and to limit the content of other phosphorous-containing compounds, in consumer...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-Parliament-Approves-Phosphate-Ban-Phosphorous-Limit-in-Consumer-Detergents_39754.html
December 14, 2011
DuPont and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) have reached an agreement under which DuPont will pay a $725,000 fine and update hazardous materials (hazmat)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-New-Jersey-Reach-Hazmat-Settlement_39781.html
December 14, 2011
Oh no it’s not. Don't think for one minute that the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) has been pushed off into the long grass. The legacy of IYC is set to continue well...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/The-End-of-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry_39462.html
December 12, 2011
No one gave it a cat’s chance in hell of succeeding, but COP 17, the United Nations climate change summit held in Durban, South Africa at its close yesterday delivered a partial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/World-Agrees-Roadmap-for-Curbing-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-China-and-U-S-Join-In_39693.html
December 9, 2011
This Week on CW: Output growth in German chemical industry is expected to slow to 1% during 2012, according to industry association VCI (Frankfurt). The slowdown was widely predicated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-9_39688.html
December 6, 2011
The European Commission has published plans to invest €80 billion ($108 billion) in research and innovation across the European Union between 2014 and 2020. Named Horizon 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-Unveils-$108-Billion-Research-and-Innovation-Program_39407.html
December 5, 2011
100% renewable PET fiber. Source: Toray Industries. Toray Industries says it has produced laboratory-scale samples of 100% biobased polyethylene terepthalate (PET) fibers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Toray-Produces-100-percent-Renewable-PET-Fiber_39500.html
December 5, 2011
The China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC; Beijing), an organization representing major textiles manufacturers, has agreed to collaborate with Huntsman Textile Effects...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/National-Chinese-Textiles-Group-Brings-in-Huntsman-to-Boost-Efficiency-Performance_39489.html
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