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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Jan. 14

2:33 PM MST | January 14, 2011 | By VINCENT VALK

This Week on CW:

DuPont has agreed to acquire Danish enzymes and food ingredients maker Danisco for $6.3 billion, enhancing the company’s footprint in those areas. Did a Solvay bid prompt the deal?

A U.S. federal court has ruled that EPA can proceed with its takeover of Texas’ emissions permitting program.

Evonik has agreed to buy a line of polymer-based pharmaceutical excipients from Boehringer Ingelheim.

Eastman is selling a methanol and ammonia plant in Texas to Pandora Methanol, a part of a project development firm led by a former Methanex executive.

Around the Web:

Writing in The Hill, Bayer CEO Greg Babe discusses some ways for the U.S. to restore its manufacturing base.

December U.S. retail sales hit an all-time high, even adjusting for the holiday shopping rush. This is good news for the country's economy, The Atlantic says.

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