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July 30, 2010
BASF, energy firm Inpex (Tokyo), and engineering firm JGC (Yokohama, Japan) say they have jointly entered into an agreement to carry out demonstration tests on the effectiveness of a...
July 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined total of $106 million to six separate projects to convert captured CO2 emissions into useful materials including cement...
July 29, 2010
The Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) has presented York University’s (York, U.K.) Chemical Industry Education Centre (CIEC) with a Special Award for Education. The...
July 26, 2010
Tenaska, an energy company, says it has selected Fluor’s Econamine FG Plussm carbon capture technology for use in its Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center (Sweetwater, TX), which is...
July 21, 2010
The Tecnalia Construction Unit (TCU: Madrid), says it has developed a process for manufacturing cement that, when compared with standard cement, cuts CO2 emissions to the atmosphere by...
July 21, 2010
Süd-Chemie says it will build Germany´s largest plant for the production of biofuels from straw and that it will build it with subsidies from the Bavarian State Government...
July 16, 2010
U.K.’s climate secretary Chris Huhne, Germany’s federal environment minister Norbert Röttgen, and France’s environment minister Jean-Louis Borloo in an open...
July 16, 2010
Research groups have developed a system for the European Commission that quantifies the environmental impact of biofuels. The system represents part of the commission’s...
June 29, 2010
A World Economic Forum (WEF) report published today has identified that biorefineries could help mitigate against climate change and that they have the potential to infuse up to $230...
June 29, 2010
Huntsman and Genencor say Gentle Power Bleach (GPB), an enzymatic pre-bleaching technology for textiles codeveloped by the companies, uses significantly less water than conventional...
June 23, 2010
BASF and Dow Feature Among Presidential Green Chemistry Award Winners (with podcasts)   BASF and Dow Chemical have been recognized in the Presidential Green Chemistry Awards for...
June 21, 2010
Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., and Codexis (Redwood City, CA), an enzymes firm, have been honored with the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. EPA for...
June 17, 2010
Maria Delgado Saborit, a young scientist from the University of Birmingham (Birmingham, U.K.), has won the 2010 Long-range Research Initiative’s (LRI) annual Innovative Science...
June 16, 2010
The burgeoning plastics industry in the Mideast's Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region faces its own set of challenges, speakers and delegates at the first annual Gulf Petrochemicals...
June 14, 2010
A study published by Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany’s federal environment agency, has identified potential hazards associated with the use of bisphenol A (BPA). UBA published its...
June 11, 2010
Several prominent chemical firms have signed onto the Save Energy Now Leader program, a voluntary initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington) under which companies...
June 9, 2010
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have asked the Chemical Safety and Hazard Identification Board (CSB; Washington) to investigate  the April 20 blowout of...
May 28, 2010
In 1992, The United Nations met in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the first Earth Summit. Unprecedented environmental and social challenges necessitated the development of a global program of action for Sustainable Development.  Dubbed ‘Agenda 21’, this framework calls for a globally integrated approach....
May 26, 2010
BASF CFO Kurt Bock, recipient of CW's SFO of the Year award, expressed tempered optimism about the industry's outlook in the keynote address at CW's 15th Annual CFO Conference in New...
May 25, 2010
Patents pending that relate to techniques for generating synthetic cells could provide the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) with a “monopoly” position on a...
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