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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, June 10
2:44 PM MDT | June 10, 2011 | By VINCENT VALK
This Week on CW:
At FECC 2011 this week in Vienna, chemical distributors discussed changes due to industry consolidation and saw opportunities in life sciences.
PQ Corp., a silicates producer, is planning an IPO, sources say.
Lubrizol shareholders voted to approve Berkshire Hathaway's takeover of the company by a wide margin.
Solvay and Rhodia intend to begin integrating their companies in September, assuming regulatory approval of the merger.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear GE's appeal of a lawsuit against EPA over the Superfund law.
Around the Web:
An IEA report discusses the possibility of a natural gas 'golden age,' in The Hill's E2-Wire.
A blogger in The Atlantic makes the case against a payroll tax holiday for U.S. businesses.