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September 16, 2010
A report by investment bank HSBC estimates that the global low carbon energy market will reach $2.2 trillion by 2020, even in the absence of U.S. carbon price. The report considered...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Report-Low-Carbon-Energy-Market-to-Reach-$2-2-Trillion-by-2020_29531.html
September 16, 2010
Sales of enzymes in the U.S. are set to increase 4.8%/year, to $2.8 billion in 2014, according to research by Freedonia Group (Cleveland, OH), a market research firm. Much of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/U-S-Enzyme-Sales-to-Top-$2-8-Billion-in-2014_29465.html
September 16, 2010
Despite some high-profile state-level opposition to U.S. EPA's greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations, the vast majority of states are working to comply with the rules and finalize...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Most-States-Ready-to-Comply-with-EPA-Climate-Rules-Group-Says_29519.html
September 13, 2010
by Lawrence D. Sloan, Socma President & CEO As Chemical Week noted in a recent issue, sustainability and product stewardship are buzzwords that won’t go away.  Between...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Sustainability-and-Medium-sized-Businesses_29436.html
September 10, 2010
This Week on CW: Air Products raised its offer for Airgas. Airgas rejected it. Methanex is restarting methanol production in Medicine Hat, Alberta. In other news, Medicine Hat, Alberta...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-September-10_29429.html
September 10, 2010
AkzoNobel has been ranked as the most sustainable chemical company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DSJI). Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/AkzoNobel-Tops-Dow-Jones-Sustainability-Index-Two-Key-Players-Drop-Out_29416.html
September 8, 2010
Projects by Air Products and Praxair are among 22 carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington) as part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Air-Products-Praxair-Receive-CCS-Funds-from-DOE_29329.html
September 8, 2010
The segment, PPG Solar Performance Group, will be headquartered at Harmar, PA and led by global director Scott Follet and solar segment manager/North America and European Union....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/PPG-Forms-Solar-Glass-and-Coatings-Division_29311.html
September 3, 2010
BASF has said today that pilot tests show is has made a major breakthrough in a carbon capture technology that it is developing with Linde and power company RWE. The new technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/BASF-Linde-RWE-in-Carbon-Capture-Breakthrough_29244.html
September 1, 2010
The California State Senate has rejected a bill banning the use of plastic bags by retailers, grocers and other establishments. The bill was vociferously opposed by ACC. It would have...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/California-Senate-Rejects-Plastic-Bag-Ban_29153.html
September 1, 2010
LanzaTech’s microbial gas fermentation process may enable chemicals production to be decoupled from petroleum and  food resources because its process uses nonfood, low value gas feed stocks....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/New-Zealand-Start-Up-Produces-Butanediol-from-Waste-Gas_28978.html
August 31, 2010
European Union member states Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands have proposed that 11 chemicals should be classified as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) and become candidates...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Reach-Eleven-New-Substances-Proposed-for-ECHA-Candidate-List_29109.html
August 31, 2010
Rhodia says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS; Paris), the Ecole Normale Superieure (ENSL; Lyon, France)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Rhodia-Signs-Green-Chemistry-Deal-with-Chinese-French-Institutes_29105.html
August 30, 2010
By Peter Hsiao, partner with law firm Morrison & Foerster (Los Angeles), and colleagues William F. Tarantino, and Andrea L. Tozer.     In a highly anticipated new...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Update-on-Californias-Green-Chemistry-Requirements_29064.html
August 27, 2010
Answers by Jim Stoppert, CEO Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) ·         How fast is the renewable chemical/biomaterials sector...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/A-View-from-the-Inside-The-Status-of-Renewable-Chemicals_29037.html
August 26, 2010
ACC and Dow Chemical have issued comments criticizing parts of EPA's proposed rule establishing maximum achievable control technology (MACT) for industrial boilers and process heaters...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Industry-Criticizes-EPA-Boiler-Rules_28998.html
August 26, 2010
Research led by scientists from the Peninsula Medical School (Plymouth, U.K.) and the University of Exeter (Exeter, U.K.), in a study of 715 adults, has shown that exposure to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Study-Shows-BPA-Affects-Testosterone-Concentrations-in-Men_29039.html
August 17, 2010
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI: Troy, NY) have created an antibacterial paint for surfaces that are exposed to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/MRSA-Resistant-Paint-Developed_28830.html
August 17, 2010
Marubeni Corporation and Cargill have signed a general collaboration agreement to promote green house gas (GHG) emission reduction projects. The projects include reducing emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Marubeni-and-Cargill-Link-in-GHG-Emission-Reduction-Projects_28827.html
August 13, 2010
The lack of a comprehensive federal climate policy, including a carbon price, is the key obstacle to full-scale development to full-scale deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Task-Force-Carbon-Price-Needed-for-Full-Scale-CCS_28779.html
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