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October 13, 2010
The European Union (EU) says it is “ahead of schedule” with its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2012.   The European Commission, in its annual...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Deepens-CO2-Emissions-Cuts_30159.html
October 8, 2010
This Week on CW: Petrochemical and pharmaceutical industry luminaries gathered this week in Brussels and Paris, respectively, for EPCA and CPhI. At EPCA, CW reported on the industry's...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-October-8_30105.html
October 4, 2010
Biochemicals start-up Amyris raised about $85 million in an IPO late last week, reports say. The company went public at $16/share, below a previously announced target of $18-$20/share. It closed at $17.23/share on Friday, October 1....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Amyris-Raises-$85-Million-in-IPO_29937.html
October 1, 2010
This Week on CW: European regulatory authorities have decided not to revise standards for bisephenol-A (BPA) intake. An advisory panel to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-October-1_29919.html
September 24, 2010
This Week on CW…Snag City: Omnova has agreed to buy Eliokem from AXA Private Equity. The deal is expected to close by the end of this year. BHP Billton's bid for PotashCorp hit...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-September-24_29799.html
September 23, 2010
A glittering award ceremony was held last night in central London to celebrate the Earth Awards 2010 featuring projects shortlisted for their contribution toward sustainability. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Biochemical-Frog-Foam-Shines-in-2010-Earth-Awards_29688.html
September 22, 2010
DuPont says that it expects to record $1 billion in revenue from sales into the photovoltaic (PV) market in 2010, one year ahead of schedule. The growth is supported by new innovations...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/DuPont-Expects-Billion-Dollar-Photovoltaic-Sales-Ahead-of-Schedule_29703.html
September 21, 2010
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions disclosure practices and performance in the materials sector, including chemicals, are generally better than the average of Global 500 and S&P 500...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Materials-Sector-CO2-Disclosure-Better-Than-Average_29674.html
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
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