U.S. Green Chemistry Awards Honor Innovations Including Bio-based Succinic Acid, BDO
11:57 AM MDT | June 21, 2011 | Nancy Seewald
BioAmber (Minneapolis) and Genomatica (San Diego) were among the 2011 recipients of EPA’s Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award recognizes technologies that incorporate the principles of green chemistry into chemical design, manufacture, and use, and that industry has or can use to prevent pollution. BioAmber was recognized for its integrated production and downstream applications of biobased succinic acid. The company plans to begin construction this year on a 20,000 m.t./year, biobased succinic acid production plant at an undisclosed...
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