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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Aug. 3

2:05 PM MDT | August 3, 2012 | By VINCENT VALK

This Week on CW:
 
Second-quarter earnings at diversified and specialty chemicals firms are reflecting economic weakness, as many companies note that the rest of the year is looking tough.
 
Monsanto was awarded $1 billion in a patent dispute with DuPont over Roundup Ready herbicide.
 
At Socma’s chemicals security summit in Baltimore, companies and federal officials discussed improving and updating CFATS.
 
Around the Web:
 
An economist calls the U.S. economic policy debate “a sham,” in Bloomberg.
 
Some people are less-than-enamored with Hopeiary, Dow’s Olympic mascot, in Adweek.













 
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