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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, June 30

2:58 PM MDT | June 30, 2011 | By VINCENT VALK

Editor's note: CW's offices will be closed tomorrow. Here's an early news round-up.

This Week on CW:
 
Trinseo, formerly Styron, has filed for a $400 million IPO. The company was formerly Dow's styrenics business and is now owned by Bain Capital.
 
Monsanto's net income rose 77% year-on-year.
 
The EU is planning to include nanomaterials in Reach, as opposed to developing a new set of regulations for them.
 
A U.S. Senate committee has voted to extend CFATS.
 
Around the Web:
 
A comparison the U.S. freight rail system with that of Europe concludes that passenger rail will not pose a threat to freight, in The Transport Politic.
 
The U.S. is already halfway to an economic lost decade by one measure, in Freakonomics blog.













 
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