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August 11, 2011
Butamax Advanced Biofuel (Wilmington, DE),  a joint venture formed between DuPont and BP, has filed a second patent infringement suit against isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DuPont-JV-Files-Second-Patent-Suit-Against-Gevo_36841.html
August 10, 2011
A coalition of advocacy groups has petitioned a U.S. appeals court to force EPA to release its final rule revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Groups-Seek-Court-Order-Forcing-Release-of-EPA-Ozone-Rule_36817.html
August 8, 2011
Algae oils firm Solazyme (San Francisco) says it has signed a framework agreement with Bunge to form a triglycerides production joint venture in Brazil. The agreement, subject to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Solazyme-Bunge-Sign-Preliminary-Agreements-for-JV_36790.html
August 8, 2011
Steve Elliott, CEO of industry body the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London), has welcomed the U.K. government’s paper on plans for transitioning to a green economy. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/U-K-Industry-Welcomes-Sustainability-Discussion-Plans-Still-Harbors-Concerns_36767.html
August 5, 2011
This Week on CW:   Second-quarter earning were, once again, mostly good, but with some downside. Arkema posted its highest net income ever, while Nalco's profits rose and DSM's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-5_36757.html
August 5, 2011
The pace of change as chemical manufacturers strive to develop chemicals from biomass biofeedstocks is relentless: Amyris (Emeryville, CA), a biotech company that has developed a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Aug-5_36734.html
August 5, 2011
Biotech firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has signed a collaboration agreement with Kuraray to develop a renewable hydrocarbon technology. Under the agreement, Kuraray will use Biofene to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Amyris-Partners-with-Kuraray-to-Replace-Petroleum-Feedstocks_36733.html
August 4, 2011
Global sales of green technologies including insulation, power, hybrid vehicles and waste-to-energy are set to grow at an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2% for the next four...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Green-Technology-Markets-to-Increase-9-percentyr-through-2015_36665.html
August 4, 2011
Dow Chemical, previously disclosed as an official partner to the Olympic games, says it will showcase an array of its products at the London Olympic games in the summer of 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-Chemical-to-Wrap-London-Olympic-Stadium_36625.html
August 2, 2011
U.S. EPA has announced changes to its chemical data reporting rule (CDR) in which companies must submit critical information more frequently and in electronic form. Companies will need...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EPA-Alters-Chemical-Reporting-Rule_36615.html
July 29, 2011
This Week on CW:   The industry's biggest companies reported second-quarter earnings this week, and the results were mostly good. Dow, DuPont, LyondellBasell and Eastman all beat...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-29_36542.html
July 27, 2011
Wilfrid Gambade, Business Director/Composite Resins Europe & Global for DSM outlines the the case for phasing out the use of styrene following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to classify styrene as a potential carcinogen. Gambade challenges the notion that styrene is sustainable and says it is time to adopt alternative materials. Gambade cites The National Toxicological Program’s (NTP) 12th Report on Carcinogens, which classifies styrene as "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen," and The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which classifies styrene as a potential human carcinogen.
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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-Calling-for-the-Phaseout-of-Styrene_36331.html
July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-Unveils-$10-Billion-of-Funding-for-Innovation_36424.html
July 26, 2011
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has entered into an agreement with South Hampton Resources South Hampton Resources (Silsbee, TX), a subsidiary of Arabian American Development Co...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Gevo-Signs-Deal-for-Isobutanol-Processing-Plant_36420.html
July 25, 2011
Newly appointed DSM CTO Marcel Wubbolts tells CW that the company’s recent acquisition of C5 Yeast Company (Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands) will help it optimize a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/DSM-CTO-Touts-Yeast-and-Innovation-Potential_36408.html
July 25, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says a previously signed flavors and fragrances collaboration with Firmenich (Geneva) has been extended to include the development of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Amyris-Extends-Flavors-and-Fragrances-Collaboration_36394.html
July 25, 2011
Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the pharmaceuticals and personal care giant, has published a series of sustainability performance goals that include requirements for all of its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Johnson-and-Johnson-Lays-Down-Sustainability-Requirements-for-Suppliers_36389.html
July 25, 2011
BASF plans to intensify its collaboration with The Dutch foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM; Utrecht the Netherlands) to gain greater understanding about the properties...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-Researches-Magnetocaloric-Materials_36382.html
July 20, 2011
The global market for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies is forecast to experience a compound annual growth rate of 25.4% during the next five years, rising to $389 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Carbon-Capture-and-Storage-Tech-Market-to-Reach-$389-Billion-in-2014_36261.html
July 20, 2011
The European Commission has officially recognized seven schemes for assessing the sustainability of biofuels used in the European Union (EU) in order to safeguard against any...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Europe-Takes-Steps-to-Ensure-Biofuels-Are-Sustainable_36251.html
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