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May 17, 2012
Sabic says that its previously announced project to upgrade the Olefins 4 plant at the company's petrochemical production complex at Geleen, the Netherlands will cost €135...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Sabic-to-Invest-&euro135-Million-for-Olefins-Upgrade-in-the-Netherlands_43541.html
May 14, 2012
Shell has dropped plans with Iogen for the construction of a commercial-scale biofuel plant at Manitoba, Canada. The scrap of the planned larger-scale cellulosic ethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Shell-Drops-Plans-with-Iogen-for-Biofuel-Plant_43410.html
May 14, 2012
Virdia (Redwood City, CA) opened its demonstration facility at its new technology center at Danville, VA on April 25. The facility exhibits the company’s CASE (Cold Acid Solvent...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Virdia-Opens-Demonstration-Facility-at-Technology-Center-in-Virginia_43411.html
May 10, 2012
BASF says its BASF Venture Capital subsidiary has invested $5 million in the China Environment Fund (CEF) IV. CEF, a fund focused on clean technology and managed by Tsing Capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BASF-Invests-$5-Million-in-China-Environment-Fund_43335.html
May 9, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has signed a contingent commercial offtake agreement with Solazyme (San Francisco), an  algae-based oils firm, for Solazymes to supply  oils for biobased...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-and-Solazyme-Sign-Commercial-Offtake-Agreement_43178.html
May 9, 2012
Cefic released its first-ever sustainability report at a special event held at the EU parliament in Brussels today. The main theme of the report is how the chemicals industry will help...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-Releases-Its-First-Ever-Sustainability-Report_43310.html
May 4, 2012
Korea has approved the previously announced cap-and-trade system for cutting carbon emissions, and it will be established by 2015, say press reports. Korea will be on the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Korea-Approves-Carbon-Trading-System_43223.html
May 2, 2012
by Henry DeLima, owner of DeLima Associates (McLean, VA) Consumer Product Information Database (CPID) was first introduced at the Helsinki Chemicals Forum congress in 2009. This proved...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Pilot-Consumer-Product-Database-to-Launch-at-Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum_43177.html
May 1, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK; London) says it has formalized a collaboration with the University of Nottingham (Nottingham, U.K.), to establish a new laboratory to accommodate a centre of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/GSK-and-University-of-Nottingham-to-Establish-Laboratory-for-Sustainable-Chemistry_43140.html
April 30, 2012
The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) have published an updated register of the releases and transfers of pollutants from industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/EU-Updates-Pollution-Release-and-Transfer-Register_43104.html
April 26, 2012
Novozymes has joined the Maabjerg Energy Concept, a consortium which plans to build a biorefinery for generating biogas, advanced bioethanol, electricity and heat in western Denmark...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Novozymes-Partners-Danish-Biorefinery-Project_43003.html
April 25, 2012
The U.K. government plans to invest £60 million ($97 million) to support the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies in emerging markets. The move follows a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/U-K-Allocates-$97-Million-to-CCS-in-Emerging-Markets_42959.html
April 24, 2012
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Kost USA (Cincinnati), a manufacturer of heat transfer fluids, have jointly developed a new line of heat transfer fluids derived from renewable raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/ADM-and-Kost-USA-Introduce-Bio-heat-Transfer-Fluids_42926.html
April 23, 2012
Arkema says it has agreed to collaborate with the Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA; Paris), a research and innovation group in the fields of microelectronics and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Arkema-Extends-Electronic-Chemicals-Collaboration-with-CEA_42896.html
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
April 19, 2012
Europe’s ombudsman P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has opened an investigation into whether the European Commission has taken appropriate measures to combat increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/EU-Reviews-Approval-Process-for-Neonicotinoids-in-Light-of-Scientific-Evidence-on-Bee-Deaths_42789.html
April 18, 2012
Fracking, the controversial method using water and chemicals to recover underground gas from shale rocks, should be allowed to continue in the U.K. if certain procedures are followed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/Expert-Panel-Recommends-New-Procedures-for-Fracking-in-the-U-K-_42746.html
April 18, 2012
Think of Bayer and you might envisage materials that go into ski goggles (Makrolon polycarbonate), agchems (pesticides), or inventions such as polyurethane and the iconic aspirin...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_42668.html
April 17, 2012
The C8 Science Panel, an independent scientific panel approved by DuPont as part of a class action lawsuit, has found that there is a “probable link” between...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/U-S-Study-Finds-Probable-Link-of-PFOA-to-Kidney-and-Testicular-Cancer-in-Humans_42717.html
April 17, 2012
By Geert Dancet,  Executive Director, ECHA  We in the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) are now looking forward to the fourth Helsinki Chemicals Forum in May. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Reach-Alternative-Tests-of-Long-term-Toxicity-Require-Discussion_42726.html
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