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April 9, 2014
In the fourth quarter, Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) will open a site for R&D and the manufacturing of sustainable ingredients from the Amazon region, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Symrise-opens-R-and-D-facility-in-Brazils-Amazon-region_60206.html
April 8, 2014
Research and development (R&D) in the paints and coatings industry is being driven by a variety of issues, chief among energy efficiency and the development of new substrates in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACS-2014-Energy-issues-new-substrates-key-drivers-for-coatings-R-and-D_60195.html
March 28, 2014
The European Commission on Thursday approved aid granted by France to The French Institute of Agro-Based Material (Ifmas) for the development of plant-based plastics and biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-approves-state-aid-to-French-green-chemistry-project_59892.html
March 20, 2014
Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy) and Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA), a start-up developing catalytic processes to produce chemicals from renewable resources, announced today that...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Johnson-Matthey-Davy-Technologies-and-Rennovia-to-develop-biobased-glucaric-and-adipic-acid-technologies_59685.html
March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
February 26, 2014
Scientists at the University of York (York, UK) are to lead a new government-backed research project to investigate the potential conversion of waste biomass and carbon dioxide (CO2)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/UK-researchers-secure-£3-million-government-backed-grant-for-biobased-polymers-R-and-D_59122.html
February 26, 2014
DSM has entered into a collaboration with SyntheZyme (New York) to develop products based on the latter's biobased surfactant platform. As part of the collaboration, DSM will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/DSM-signs-collaboration-with-US-biobased-surfactants-developer_59120.html
February 19, 2014
Myriant (Quincy, MA), a renewable chemicals company majority owned by PTT Global Chemical (Bangkok), announced today that it has supplied commercial quantities of biosuccinic acid...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Myriant-supplies-biosuccinic-acid-to-Oxea-for-use-in-biobased-plasticizers_58899.html
February 12, 2014
GlyEco (Phoenix) has begun the second phase of an expansion of its New Jersey processing center, which produces refinery-grade recycled glycol, the company says. The latest upgrades will increase the company's waste glycol processing capacity and storage capabilities....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/GlyEco-to-increase-glycol-recycling-capacity_58778.html
February 3, 2014
AVA Biochem (Muttenz, Switzerland) said today that it has begun commercial-scale production of high-purity renewable 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) at Clariant’s Infrapark at...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/AVA-Biochem-starts-commercial-production-of-renewable-5-HMF_58501.html
January 31, 2014
Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACI-2014-TSCA-reform-fuel-subsidies-key-priorities-for-soapers_58404.html
January 31, 2014
“Cautious optimism” was the phrase buzzing through the halls of the Grande Lakes Orlando this week at ACI's annual meeting and conference. Soapers and home care chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACI-2014-Stability-slow-growth-ahead-for-soaps_58453.html
January 29, 2014
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced today that it has launched a voluntary initiative to promote and demonstrate continual improvement in the cleaning products...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/American-Cleaning-Institute-launches-sustainability-charter_58396.html
January 28, 2014
The European Union and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), including the United States and China, have pledged to launch negotiations within the WTO to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/WTO-members-start-initiative-to-reduce-tariffs-on-green-goods_58354.html
January 22, 2014
The European Commission says it has "adopted a recommendation aimed at ensuring that proper environmental and climate safeguards are in place for fracking." The commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Shale-gas-in-Europe-Commission-recommends-minimum-principles_58175.html
January 14, 2014
A new group, the Plastics-to-Oil Technologies Alliance, will work to influence public policy in support of technologies for converting nonrecycled plastics into petroleum-based products, ACC announced on 14 January. Formed within ACC’s plastics division, the group includes Agilyx  (Beaverton, OR), Cynar (London), and RES Polyflow (Akron, OH) among its founding members...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACC-debuts-Plastics-to-Oil-Technologies-Alliance_57956.html
January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Monsanto-signs-option-agreement-to-support-biologicals-platform_57923.html
January 9, 2014
Member states of the European Union have voted to postpone the sale of 900 million carbon dioxide emission allowances under the EU's emissions trading system (EU ETS), a move that...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/European-Union-agrees-to-postpone-sale-of-carbon-emission-allowances_57829.html
December 31, 2013
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company says that guayule seed developer PanAridus (Casa Grande, AZ) will join the company and its consortium partners on a previously announced $6.9 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Arizona-seed-firm-joins-guayule-based-rubber-consortium_57702.html
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