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March 19, 2010
ACC president Cal Dooley participated in a session earlier this week with Senators John Kerry (D., Massachussets), Lindsey Graham (R., South Carolina), and Joe Lieberman (I....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/ACC-in-Talks-On-Revised-Climate-Bill_25491.html
March 17, 2010
DSM says it expects to be in a position to announce plans for the commercialization of specific products derived from CO2 feedstocks in the next 12-24 months. “We have sufficient...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/DSM-on-Track-to-Commercialize-Production-of-Resins-Adhesives-and-Coatings-from-CO2_25457.html
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Consortium-Begins-Biorefinery-Development-Project_25395.html
March 12, 2010
The most read article of the week on CW 247 by a country mile is our magazine cover story about Dow Chemical’s journey from the depths of the recession in early 2009, to recovery...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/CWs-Weekly-Round-up-March-12-2010_25375.html
March 11, 2010
Chemical Emissions is CW's new periodical series looking at the latest emissions reports from leading chemical companies. We'll be reporting on the latest numbers and following-up with questions on the data. The series will build on itself, as we continually provide greater context and update past reports....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chemical-Emissions-PPG_25301.html
March 11, 2010
The Lorraine Regional Council in France has joined forces with Arkema and two local university laboratories to back a research program into bio-based acrylics manufacture. Christian...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Arkema-Reinforces-Research-into-Bio-Based-Acrylics_25218.html
March 10, 2010
Automotive batteries, biofuels, and solar energy, are three renewable energy segments that can provide significant opportunities for the chemicals sector through 2060, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Power-Drive-Chemical-Sector-to-Benefit-from-Fragmentation-of-Energy-Supply-through-2060_25240.html
March 10, 2010
Energy efficiency measures implemented by BASF in 2009 are set to make annual energy savings for the company totalling €39 million ($53 million), the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/BASFs-2009-Energy-Efficiency-Measures-to-Yield-Annual-Savings-of-$53-Million_25264.html
March 9, 2010
The volume of solar installations will grow at a 23% annual rate from 2010 to 2015, but revenue will grow by just 14%, as prices fall due to remaining overcapacity, says market research firm Lux Research (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Study-Predicts-Widespread-Company-Failures-Will-Precede-Solar-Market-Boom_25255.html
March 9, 2010
Total has, as expected, presented a plan to its French central works council to cease operations permanently at the company's Dunkirk, France refinery, in response to a decline in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Total-to-Reconfigure-Dunkirk-Refinery-Site-Biofuel-Cluster-Planned_25216.html
March 8, 2010
The European chemical industry is building closer relations with downstream sectors on sustainability issues, says the European Union’s (EU) Technology Platform for Sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/SusChem-Builds-Relations-with-Downstream-Sectors-on-Sustainable-Production_25214.html
March 4, 2010
The Chinese government says it will take action to develop a low-carbon economy and that the low carbon targets will be included in the 12th five-year plan for national economic...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/China-to-Develop-Low-Carbon-Economy_25147.html
March 3, 2010
DuPont and Bio Architecture Lab will jointly focus on improving domestic macroalgae aquaculture; converting macroalgae to bio-available sugars; converting those sugars to isobutanol; and economic and environmental optimization of the production process....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/DuPont-Developing-Macroalgae-to-Isobutanol-Process_25154.html
February 25, 2010
Global chemical companies on average could each save more than €1 billion ($1.4 billion) in cash flow if they increased their sustainability performance, according to the findings...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Inefficient-Resource-Use-Costing-Chemical-Makers-Independent-Study-Finds_24957.html
February 24, 2010
Chinese president Hu Jintao says China should step up efforts to tackle climate change and to ensure the country’s target to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 2020 is reached...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Chinese-President-Urges-China-to-Step-Up-Efforts-to-Cut-Emissions_24952.html
February 23, 2010
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has outlined a timeline for greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation under the Clean Air Act (CAA) whereby no stationary source will be subject to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/U-S-EPA-Outlines-GHG-Regulation-Timeline-Update_24937.html
February 23, 2010
Preliminary findings of a report commissioned by the United Nations have identified that the world’s 3,000 largest companies in 2008 caused loss and damage to the environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Worlds-Largest-Firms-Causing-$2-2-TrillionYear-in-Damage_24911.html
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