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April 19, 2013
TMO Renewables (Guildford, UK) and sugar producer Usina Santa Maria (Medeiros Neto, Brazil) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form a joint venture to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/UK-Brazil-JV-to-produce-bioethanol-from-bagasse_51305.html
April 19, 2013
Air Liquide has signed an agreement with the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA; Paris), to develop a second-generation biofuel production unit in France...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Air-Liquide-signs-contract-to-develop-second-generation-biofuel-plant-in-France_51304.html
April 18, 2013
The European Parliament has published a draft report that proposes drawing a distinction between the different types of biofuel based on their climate impacts. The draft report was...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/European-Parliament-publishes-draft-report-amending-sustainability-criteria-for-biofuels_51276.html
April 15, 2013
The United Kingdom's decision to increase the portion of biofuels to be blended into gasoline and diesel to 5% will cost motorists a total of £460 million ($706 million) during...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-renewable-energy-directive-will-likely-cost-UK-motorists-£460-million-in-2013-14_51177.html
April 10, 2013
Biobased plastics production requires only 0.006% of the 5-billion hectare global agricultural area, according to data recently published by industry body European Bioplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Industry-association-Biobased-plastics-land-use-does-not-pose-threat-to-food-crops_51042.html
April 5, 2013
The European Commission has published a Green Paper entitled On a European Strategy on Plastic Waste in the Environment, to gather facts and views that will enable it to assess the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/European-Commission-launches-consultation-to-assess-impact-of-plastic-waste-publishes-Green-Paper_50969.html
April 5, 2013
Ensus (Yarm, UK) has temporarily closed its Wilton, UK, bioethanol production facility, the company has announced. The closure of the site, which has production capacity for 400...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Ensus-idles-UK-bioethanol-plant-until-market-conditions-improve_50965.html
March 20, 2013
Anellotech (Pearl River, NY) says it plans to make available 100-kilogram samples of green benzene and green toluene to strategic partners for downstream product development purposes...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Anellotech-to-provide-biobased-aromatics-samples-before-years-end_50638.html
March 19, 2013
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development (Bilbao, Spain), Neiker-Tecnalia (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain), and Ekonek (Guipuzkoa, Spain) will jointly build a pilot plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Biofertilizer-pilot-plant-to-be-built-in-Spain_50635.html
March 19, 2013
Versalis, the chemicals arm of ENI (Rome), and the tire major Pirelli have entered into a memorandum of understanding to carry out joint research into the use of guayule-based natural...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Versalis-and-Pirelli-sign-R-and-D-agreement-to-use-guayule-based-natural-rubber-in-tire-production_50612.html
March 15, 2013
Solvay and AkzoNobel have joined forces to develop and use biosolvents for use in the manufacturing of AkzoNobel paints, and coatings, Solvay announced. The agreement concerns widely...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Solvay-and-AkzoNobel-partner-to-develop-and-use-bio-solvents_50558.html
March 15, 2013
Poet-DSM Advanced Biofuels (Sioux Falls, SD), a 50-50 joint venture between Poet (Sioux Falls, SD) and Royal DSM (Delft, the Netherlands) has appointed Steve Hartig, as general manager...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Poet-DSM-Advanced-Biofuels-appoints-general-manager_50560.html
March 11, 2013
ADA-ES (Highlands Ranch, CO), an equipment and clean coal technology provider for the coal and specialty chemical industries, announced it has been awarded a contract to supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ADA-receives-clean-coal-technology-supply-contract_50379.html
February 19, 2013
A new report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP; Nairobi), entitled State of the Science of Endocrine...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/WHO-UNEP-study-calls-for-more-research-on-link-between-endocrine-disruptors-and-disease_49939.html
January 31, 2013
Regulation and sustainability issues are topping agendas at international trade associations for makers of cleaning chemicals, association executives said yesterday at a panel at ACI's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACI-2013-Regulation-sustainability-top-global-trade-group-agenda_49461.html
January 28, 2013
Versalis (Milan), a global leading producer of elastomers; and Yulex (Phoenix, AZ), an agricultural biomaterials company, announced today that they are forming a partnership to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Versalis-and-Yulex-plan-guayule-based-biorubber-production-in-southern-Europe_49365.html
January 22, 2013
Brazil’s economic development bank BNDES (Rio de Janeiro) is investing 600 million reais ($293 million) in biotechnology company GraalBio Investimentos. The funds will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Brazils-BNDES-invests-$293-million-in-cellulosic-ethanol-producer_49197.html
January 16, 2013
Fashion brand Benetton (Ponzano Veneto, Italy) says it has committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Benetton-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_49004.html
December 14, 2012
The announcement on Thursday by the UK energy and climate change secretary Edward Davey that exploratory fracking for shale gas can resume in the United Kingdom, was welcomed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Ineos-welcomes-UK-governments-decision-to-resume-fracking-Grangemouth-site-could-benefit_48336.html
December 13, 2012
Levi Strauss (Levi's; San Francisco), the world's largest denim brand, says it has committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Levis-joins-Greenpeaces-Detox-campaign_48325.html
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