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July 11, 2012
DuPont says the Global Food Security Index was launched yesterday by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU; London),which is part of the Economist Group. The index is exclusively...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Global-Food-Security-Index-Launched_44815.html
November 4, 2011
Thomas: Plastics from CO2. Lohec: Pragmatic approach. Van Beurden: Big in biofuel. Hawkins: Collaboration is key. Leading chemical makers continue to save costs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Sustainability-Focus-Shifts-from-Cost-Reduction-to-Profit-Optimization_38616.html
September 8, 2011
European Commission vice president Antonio Tajani and Cefic president Georgio Squinzi, gave a joint press conference today to mark the opening of a four-day exhibition within the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/European-Commission-Chemical-Industry-Relations-Strengthen-Sustainability-Is-Common-Goal-update-with-video_37411.html
June 9, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Can-Chinas-Chemicals-from-Coal-Sector-Become-Environmentally-Sustainable_35156.html
January 14, 2011
DSM BioSolutions, DSM’s microbial fermentation contract manufacturing business, has disclosed that it has secured a contract with BiAqua (Badhoevedorp, the Netherlands) to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/DSM-Secures-Contract-to-Develop-Water-Decontaminating-Microbes-update_32093.html
November 4, 2010
The European Commission has today proposed to ban phosphates and limit phosphorus-containing compounds in all domestic laundry detergents across the European Union (EU). If approved by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/EU-Proposes-Banning-Phosphates-in-Laundry-Detergents_30713.html
September 2, 2010
AkzoNobel subsidiary Eka Chemicals has agreed to divest its water treatment chemicals production activities located at Vetlanda, Sweden, to Feralco Nordic (Helsingborg, Sweden), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/AkzoNobel-Sells-Water-Treatment-Chemicals-Site-in-Sweden_29063.html
August 12, 2010
Research by Iowa State University (ISU; Ames) shows that planting switchgrass in rotation with fertilized crops reduces levels of soil nitrates leached into waterways following heavy...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Switchgrass-Planting-Would-Reduce-Nitrate-Leaching_28748.html
August 2, 2010
Two engineers at Stanford University have developed a cheaper, cleaner waste water treatment process which generates greenhouse gases (GHG) nitrous oxide and methane. These gases may...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Gases-from-Waste-water-to-Power-Rockets_28478.html
May 20, 2010
EPA has issued a directive requiring BP to “identify and use a less toxic and more effective dispersant” to help break apart oil gushing from a broken BP well in the Gulf...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/EPA-Pulls-Plug-On-Use-of-Nalco-Dispersant-in-BP-Cleanup_26937.html
November 17, 2009
Leading polyolefins firms, including Borealis and Shell, have begun to look closely at the risk of water shortages affecting their polyolefins manufacturing chain.   About 80...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Leading-Polyolefins-Firms-Identify-Water-Scarcity-as-a-Risk_22841.html
November 6, 2009
China’s Pearl River, the country’s third longest river, is being heavily polluted by discharges from a string of chemical factories and other industrial installations...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Survey-Finds-High-Pollution-Levels-in-Chinas-Pearl-River_22624.html
February 17, 2009
Genencor (Rochester, NY), the enzymes division of Danisco has introduced Primagreen Ecofade LT100, a new enzyme process for denim bleaching and shading for the textiles industry. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Genencor-Rolls-Out-Sustainable-Denim-Bleaching-Technology_17071.html
July 7, 2008
Chemicals firms in the U.K. may experience water shortages if they continue with current consumption levels, according to a report by U.K. government environmental advisory body for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/U-K-Chemical-Sector-Warned-On-Water-Use_12862.html
March 25, 2008
Consolidation in the water treatment industry remains “dynamic” as several suppliers aim to streamline raw material costs, enhance product portfolios, enter new sectors...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Water-Treatment_10649.html
March 25, 2008
Traces of a wide array of pharmaceuticals have been found in drinking water supplied to an estimated 41 million U.S. residents, according to an investigation by the Associated Press...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/water/Investigation-Turns-Up-Array-of-Drugs-in-U-S-Water_10927.html










 
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