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November 27, 2015
Germany has joined an international initiative aimed at phasing out the flaring of waste gas during production of crude oil. The initiative "Zero Routine Flaring 2030" was...
November 25, 2015
The European Parliament has voted in a resolution against a proposal for recycling plastics containing diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP). The European Commission, the executive branch of...
November 24, 2015
Reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emission by using energy from renewable resources, together with improvements in energy efficiency, must be at the heart of any effort to limit the...
November 17, 2015
BP intends to sell its petrochemical complex in Decatur, AL, as part of a broader reorganization of its global petrochemicals business, the company said on Tuesday....
November 10, 2015
The 10th European Bioplastics Conference, which took place December 5 and 6 in Berlin, attracted more than 350 attendees from over 200 companies and nearly 30 countries around the...
November 5, 2015
Leaders of the European chemical industry have sent an open letter, published Thursday in the Financial Times, "applauding diplomatic efforts to secure an ambitious and...
October 21, 2015
Dow Chemical and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have released a new study focusing on how nature can help protect business assets from natural disasters. Based on research completed as...
October 7, 2015
EPA’s plans to strengthen the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (Naaqs) for ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion, from 75 ppb, has met with industry opposition. ACC...
October 2, 2015
BioAmber (Montreal) says its Sarnia joint venture with Mitsui has begun shipping bio-based succinic acid to customers and producing at commercial scale....
October 1, 2015
The European Union’s competitiveness council, made up of Europe’s ministers of economic affairs, has held an informal debate, with the participation of representatives from...
September 29, 2015
Germany’s federal state secretary, Jochen Flasbarth, has called for a strengthening of international efforts better protect people and the environment from the effects of...
September 24, 2015
BASF and Genomatica have expanded their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) based on renewable feedstock using Genomatica’s patented process to include...
September 23, 2015
Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership between the EU and the Biobased Industries Consortium, on Wednesday announced the launch of a €6...
September 24, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the EU member states, will create a market stability reserve (MSR) for the European Union Emissions...
September 8, 2015
Celtic Renewables (Edinburgh) has won an £10.9-million ($16.8 million) UK government grant to help it build the world’s first plant for the production of advanced biofuels...
August 17, 2015
Camson Bio Technologies (Bangalore) has filed patents for the discovery of natural fertilizers produced using microbial fermentation technology. The company says this is a major...
July 16, 2015
Members of the environment committee of the European Parliament have called for “more ambitious national caps” on emissions of six main pollutants in the European Union in...
July 15, 2015
The proposals made by the European Commission for reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) will considerably increase the financial burden for energy-intensive industries...
June 17, 2015
BASF, Cargill and the German International Development Agency (GIZ; Bonn) have worked together for over three years to establish the world’s first certified production of copra...
June 4, 2015
The Coca-Cola Company says it has produced the world’s first polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle made entirely from plant materials. The beverage giant has since 2009...
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