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Mitsubishi and Ube’s Thai Project to Reduce Nitrous Oxide Emissions Secures UN Registration

12:18 AM MDT | June 30, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh

Mitsubishi Corp. and Ube Industries say that the world’s first Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project to reduce nitrous oxide (N2O), being jointly developed by the two companies has received final CDM registration from the United Nations (UN). This CDM project, which reduces N2O in the production process of caprolactam, a raw material used to make nylon 6, is being undertaken at a Rayong, Thailand plant of Thai Caprolactam (TCL; Bangkok), a Ube subsidiary. The project aims to reduce the amount of N2O in emissions released during the production of...

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