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December 17, 2014
The European Council–the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union—has announced that it has reached a political agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-Council-reaches-political-agreement-to-reduce-consumption-of-plastic-bags_66247.html
December 10, 2014
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT), a specialty chemicals company, has begun construction on a commercial plant at DanChem Technologies’ (DTI) site at Danville, VA. DTI will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Renewable-chemical-company-to-build-glucaric-acid-plant_66031.html
December 10, 2014
Air Products announced that it has sold a hydrogen fueling station to Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA). The station will be used to fuel a Hyundai ix35 hydrogen-powered...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/biofuels/Air-Products-builds-hydrogen-fueling-station-in-Australia_66062.html
December 9, 2014
Germany’s federal minister for research, Johanna Wanka, has opened the first demonstration plant worldwide that can produce synthetic fuel such as petrol, diesel, or kerosine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/German-pilot-plant-produces-fuel-from-renewable-electricity-and-carbon-dioxide_65995.html
December 4, 2014
ACC says its monthly global chemical production regional index (Global CPRI) rose 0.2% on a three-month moving average basis (3MMA) in October, showing production in the fourth quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/ACC-Global-CPRI-modestly-increases_65859.html
December 4, 2014
Germany’s federal government has concluded its action program “Climate protection 2020.” The government has guaranteed that the country will reduce its greenhouse gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Germany-confirms-its-action-plan-"Climate-protection-2020"_65834.html
December 2, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) announced today the signing of an exclusive supply agreement to supply Oleon (Ertvelde, Belgium) with biobased succinic acid. Under the terms of the five-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BioAmber-to-supply-biosuccinic-acid-to-Oleon-for-lubricants-manufacture_65773.html
November 26, 2014
The EPA said today that it was proposing stricter ozone standards within a range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb), while taking comment on a level as low as 60 ppb. EPA last...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/EPA-proposes-stricter-ozone-standards_65696.html
November 25, 2014
ACC says its chemical activity barometer (CAB) gained 0.2% in November, measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). Year-over-year (YOY), the CAB is up 3.7%, suggesting...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/statistics/ACC-CAB-inches-up-over-November_65679.html
November 25, 2014
A report prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates), in association with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC; Beijing), says that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Report-China-could-double-its-use-of-renewable-energy-by-2030_65678.html
November 24, 2014
The Council of the European Union says that agreement has been reached with the European Parliament on new rules aimed at reducing the consumption of plastic bags in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-agrees-on-new-rules-to-reduce-consumption-of-lightweight-plastic-bags_65641.html
November 17, 2014
The International Energy Agency (IEA; Paris) says that longer-term signs of stress are emerging in the energy system, and that there is a risk of decision makers being distracted by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/IEA-World-Energy-Outlook-2014-signs-of-stress-must-not-be-ignored_65480.html
November 14, 2014
The council for sustainable development (RNE; Berlin) and Chemie3 (chemistry to the power three), the sustainability initiative of Germany’s chemical industry, invited...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Germanys-chemical-industry-Sustainability-only-possible-if-we-work-together_65442.html
November 11, 2014
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI; Hsinchu, Taiwan) in Taiwan has introduced a carbon capture technology that reduces carbon emissions from fossil power plants. High...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Calcium-looping-carbon-capture-technology-developed-by-Taiwan-researchers_65291.html
November 10, 2014
Virent (Madison, WI) and the PlantPET Technology Collaborative (PTC) have announced that they have signed an expression of interest that provides individual members of the PTC an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Virent-PlantPET-Technology-Collaborative-sign-expression-of-interest-on-plant-based-p-xylene_65253.html
November 6, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it is stepping up its investment into the fast growing bioplastics market. The investments include a pilot plant at Warrington (UK), which is already...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Perstorp-to-increase-investment-in-bioplastics_65187.html
October 28, 2014
Cabot announced today that it has entered into two separate contracts to provide activiated carbon products to energy utilities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/Cabot-to-provide-activated-carbon-to-several-US-facilities_64852.html
October 28, 2014
ACC today released its monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB), posting a 0.1% decrease in activity over October, measured on a 3-month moving average (3MMA) basis. However, despite...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/ACC-chemical-barometer-falls-in-October_64854.html
October 24, 2014
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today released its monthly global chemical production index (Global CPRI), with the CPRI rising 0.1% over September on a three-month moving average...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/ACC-Global-CPRI-inches-up-production-slows-in-third-quarter_64786.html
October 24, 2014
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has agreed on the 2030 climate and energy policy framework for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-leaders-set-ambitious-climate-energy-targets-for-2030_64780.html
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