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December 17, 2013
The European Commission has launched the public Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (Spire) public-private partnership (PPP) with the signing of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-launches-public-private-partnership-including-Cefic-for-sustainable-process-industry_57447.html
December 16, 2013
The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO; Delft) and AV Topchiev Institute for Petrochemical Synthesis (TIPS; Moscow) have signed a letter of intent to create...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Two-research-institutes-partner-to-market-new-XTL-process-technology_57416.html
December 13, 2013
EU energy ministers, meeting in Brussels, have failed to agree to a compromise on a European Commission proposal to restrict the use of first-generation biofuels, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-energy-ministers-fail-to-agree-on-limit-to-use-of-first-generation-biofuels_57391.html
December 12, 2013
Dow Chemical, Cargill, and Life Technologies (Austin, TX) were among the winners of EPA’s 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for work promoting chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Dow-Cargill-among-EPA-green-chemistry-award-winners_57320.html
December 10, 2013
Honeywell says it will invest $300 million to a build a plant for HFO-1234yf, a hydroflurocarbon refrigerant for automobiles, at its Geismar, LA, site. The plant is expected to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Honeywell-plans-$300-million-HFO-1234yf-investment-at-Geismar-site_57242.html
December 10, 2013
Michelin and sugar producer Tereos (Lille, France) have signed an agreement to pool their respective skills and capabilities with the goal of jointly developing innovative...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Michelin-and-French-sugar-ethanol-producer-partner-in-biobased-butadiene-project_57244.html
December 10, 2013
Monsanto and Novozymes announced today that they have entered into a long-term strategic alliance to jointly develop agricultural biologicals for global broadacre crops, fruits, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Monsanto-Novozymes-form-ag-biologicals-alliance_57243.html
December 3, 2013
Enerkem (Montreal) announced today that it has begun commissioning front-end systems at its Alberta municipal solid waste (MSW)-to-methanol facility at Edmonton, Canada. When fully...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Enerkem-begins-commissioning-trash-to-methanol-unit_57053.html
November 27, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) says it will be awarded a Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) Renewable Energy Directive (RED)-Supply Chain certificate under the RSPO's new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Neste-Oil-awarded-the-worlds-first-RSPO-RED-certificate-for-biodiesel_56979.html
November 25, 2013
Green chemicals firm Carbios (Paris) has filed its “document de base” with the French financial markets authority (AMF; Paris) as part of its proposed IPO on NYSE Alternext...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Carbios-to-seek-IPO-in-NYSE-Alternext-Paris_56937.html
November 20, 2013
Biochemical company Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) announced today that it will construct its second biobased isobutene pilot plant at the Fraunhofer Center for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Global-Bioenergies-receives-grant-for-second-biobased-isobutene-pilot-plant_56827.html
November 19, 2013
EPA’s 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) proposed lowering the amount of biofuels refiners are mandated to blend into fuels for the first time in the federal program’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EPA-issues-proposed-renewable-fuel-standards-for-2014_56755.html
November 19, 2013
Cabot announced today that it will pay a civil fine and add emission control technology to three of its US carbon black manufacturing sites as part of an agreement with EPA over...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cabot-to-invest-$85-million-in-emission-control-technology_56790.html
November 19, 2013
Nestlé will work in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven multinationals that produce consumer goods, to encourage the responsible development of bioplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Nestle-joins-Bioplastic-Feedstock-Alliance_56779.html
November 15, 2013
Boeing and GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes (São Paulo) say they will work together to speed the research, development, and approval of new sources of sustainable aviation biofuel...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Boeing-and-airline-GOL-partner-to-speed-R-and-D-approval-of-new-sources-for-aviation-biofuel-in-Brazil_56725.html
November 13, 2013
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) has committed to a Dutch initiative aimed at deploying sustainable biofuels in the aviation sector, the company announced today. Signatories of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Neste-Oil-partners-with-Dutch-consortium-to-explore-opportunities-for-aviation-biofuels_56668.html
November 13, 2013
Industrial biotech Deinove's (Montpellier, France) plant chemistry development program has been awarded nearly €6 million ($8.1 million) in funding by France's environment and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/French-green-chemistry-start-up-receives-&euro6-million-in-funding_56645.html
November 12, 2013
The use of carbon dioxide (CO2) as a renewable resource in the chemical industry can be a key strategy to support the sustainable development and future competitiveness of the chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-Carbon-dioxide-is-renewable-feedstock_56639.html
November 11, 2013
Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France), IFP Energies Nouvelles (Ifpen; Rueil-Malmaison), and Michelin have launched BioButterfly, a plant chemistry research partnership that aims to develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Axens-partners-with-Michelin-IFP-in-French-research-initiative-for-biobased-butadiene_56616.html
October 29, 2013
Energy and Power Subcommittee chairman Ed Whitfield (R., KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D., WV) today unveiled draft legislation designed to rein in EPA efforts to restrict greenhouse...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Bipartisan-bill-seeks-to-block-EPA-limits-on-power-plant-GHG-emissions_56287.html
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