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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
December 18, 2013
European small- and medium-size enterprises (SME) are becoming more resource-efficient and making a substantial contribution to the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Eurobarometer-survey-European-SMEs-becoming-greener_57469.html
December 3, 2013
Sabic's Innovative Plastics business announced today that it is making two investments at its Mount Vernon, IN site to “increase the business’ global competitiveness and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Sabic-plans-efficiency-investments-at-Mount-Vernon-site_57049.html
November 27, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) says it will be awarded a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) Renewable Energy Directive (RED)-Supply Chain certificate under the RSPO's new...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Neste-Oil-awarded-the-worlds-first-RSPO-RED-certificate-for-biodiesel_56979.html
November 25, 2013
Green chemicals firm Carbios (Paris) has filed its “document de base” with the French financial markets authority (AMF; Paris) as part of its proposed IPO on NYSE Alternext...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Carbios-to-seek-IPO-in-NYSE-Alternext-Paris_56937.html
November 19, 2013
Nestlé will work in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven multinationals that produce consumer goods, to encourage the responsible development of bioplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Nestle-joins-Bioplastic-Feedstock-Alliance_56779.html
November 15, 2013
The European Council says it has approved an amendment to a directive on batteries and accumulators in order to reduce the amount of cadmium and mercury released into the environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/European-Council-approves-amendment-on-Cd-Hg-in-batteries_56722.html
November 13, 2013
Industrial biotech Deinove's (Montpellier, France) plant chemistry development program has been awarded nearly €6 million ($8.1 million) in funding by France's environment and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/French-green-chemistry-start-up-receives-&euro6-million-in-funding_56645.html
October 31, 2013
Platform Acquisition Holdings has completed its previously announced $1.8-billion acquisition of MacDermid. Platform has been renamed Platform Specialty Products (PSP) and will now look to complete a listing of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange by year end....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Platform-completes-acquisition-of-MacDermid_56371.html
October 29, 2013
Energy and Power Subcommittee chairman Ed Whitfield (R., KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D., WV) today unveiled draft legislation designed to rein in EPA efforts to restrict greenhouse...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Bipartisan-bill-seeks-to-block-EPA-limits-on-power-plant-GHG-emissions_56287.html
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