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September 29, 2010China has imposed an unofficial ban on exports of rare earth elements to Japan, reports quoting Japanese importers say. The export ban takes place against the background of a...
September 24, 2010Chemtura equity holders have voted to reject the company's reorganization plan, Chemtura says. The vote voids shareholders' right to purchase up to 7.4 million shares in the...
September 16, 2010Despite 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...
August 26, 2010A new ban on substances added to the list of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) under the UN's Stockholm Convention takes effect today. The nine substances or groups of substances...
August 24, 2010Chemtura, the U.S. EPA, and bankruptcy court attorneys have reached a settlement under which Chemtura will pay $26 million in environmental liabilities at 17 sites. Most of the money...
August 12, 2010EPA has proposed changes to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reporting requirements that would increase the amount and frequency of data required by the TSCA Inventory Update...
August 2, 2010Chemtura has asked court permission to proceed with a $1.025 billion exit financing, court filings say. The funding will include a $275 million asset-backed credit line, and $750...
August 2, 2010A district court in Pennsylvania has ruled against Calgon Carbon in a breach of contract case with ADA-ES (Littleton, CO), a coal emissions technology firm. The two companies signed a...
July 28, 2010New U.S. EPA rules on coal-fired power plants could prompt utilities to switch to natural gas fed power plants, reports say. Such 'fuel-switching' has long been a concern of the U.S...
July 15, 2010The House of Representatives committee overseeing proposed reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) plans to introduce the formal bill July 22, with a hearing on the bill...