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September 25, 2015

EPA has issued a complaint against FMC for violating Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) law regulations related to the marketing and distribution of its agricultural product, “Stallion Brand Insecticide.”


January 23, 2015
Several sectors of the UK plastics industry today expressed their disappointment that the government is considering to press ahead with plans to potentially exempt biodegradable...
January 29, 2014
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and UOP, a Honeywell company, have signed a joint research agreement into process optimization of carbon dioxide (CO2) and sulfur removal from natural gas, the...
January 27, 2014
Sabic says it has increased the supply of steam to its neighbor Cargill at the Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands, site after three decades of collaboration. Bergen op Zoom is the site of the...
June 5, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has launched a public consultation on draft guidance on how to carry out environmental risk assessments of plant protection...
February 8, 2013
Six sodium chlorate manufacturers have established a consortium to seek authorization under Europe's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach)...
February 4, 2013
Gina McCarthy, USEPA’s assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, is a leading candidate to take EPA administrator Lisa Jackson’s place as EPA...
November 7, 2012
Voters in California have rejected Proposition 37, a ballot measure that aimed to require food manufacturers to label all foods containing more than 0.5% genetically modified (GM)...
September 28, 2012
EPA says it has finalized plans to clean up contaminated soil, groundwater, and six waste-disposal areas at the American Cyanamid Superfund site at Bridgewater Township, NJ. The soil...
September 27, 2012
Cheryl Falvey, general counsel for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC; Washington), will join the law firm Crowell & Moring (Washington) as a partner in the...
September 19, 2012
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ; Bonn, Germany), a company owned by the federal government of Germany and that operates in many fields...
July 19, 2012
The U.S. EPA says it will use its existing authority under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to evaluate toxicity issues related to new and existing uses of certain flame...
January 25, 2012
Solvay has created Solvay Energy Services, a new business selling expertise within the group and to third parties to optimize energy costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Solvay...
November 21, 2011
FMC has acquired the assets of Adventus Intellectual Property (Mississauga, Ontario), a an environmental technology and services company from investment firms Covington Capital and...
April 11, 2011
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD; Geneva) has introduced a guide to enhance business understanding of the value of natural resources, including fresh water, food, fiber and natural hazard protection. WBCSD’s guide to Corporate Ecosystem Valuation (CEV) will enable firms to explicitly account for the full value of ecosystem impacts and inputs, including the benefits derived from ecosystems as well as the costs associated with their loss, the group says....
February 15, 2011
A study released today by Standard & Poor's (S&P; New York) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) found that federal climate action is unlikely to pose a major credit risk to...
January 18, 2011
Fine chemicals producer Siegfried (Zofingen. Switzerland) says it has signed an agreement to sell its waste treatment and disposal facilities at its Zofingen site to EBM Group...
January 17, 2011
CW’s analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from top diversified chemical companies reveals that emissions at many firms fell from 2008 to 2009, primarily due to reduced...
November 17, 2010
Halliburton, which was subpoenaed by EPA last week for its refusal to voluntarily disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracking, has launched a new website identifying the chemicals...
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