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Mixed responses to reform of European emissions trading system

8:24 AM MST | February 27, 2015 | Michael Ravenscroft

The European Union’s emissions trading system (EU ETS) allows businesses to purchase permits for carbon dioxide emissions. The current glut of allowances on the market has caused the price of permits to drop to €7–€8 ($8–9) per...


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Deinove granted patent in the US for second-generation bioethanol production process

Deinove (Montpelier, France), a biotech company that develops innovative processes to produce biofuels and biobased chemicals by using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, today announced that it has been granted a patent in the United States for its...

ABF writes down UK bioethanol venture Vivergo Fuels

Associated British Foods (ABF; London) said on Tuesday that it would write down its investment in the UK bioethanol joint venture Vivergo Fuels, and will book an exceptional charge of £98 million ($148.8 million) in its first-half results. Vivergo...

ACI 2015: SC Johnson CEO says industry must rebuild consumer trust

SC Johnson chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson says industry must take steps to rebuild public trust while “standing up for chemistry, for scientific truth, and for the health and wellness of consumers and the planet.”...

ACI 2015: Groups, governments, consider changes to recycling policies

Groups are advocating, and governments are considering, changes to recycling policy to increase recycling rates in the US, according to a panel discussion on packaging held yesterday at ACI’s annual conference in Orlando, Florida. US recycling rates are...

ACI 2015: TSCA reform tops regulatory agenda

Modernization of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the chemicals management law in the United States, was a major topic at Wednesday’s ACI issues briefing, held during ACI’s annual conference in Orlando, FL. The heads of ACI’s various...

ACI 2015: Standards harmonization key to international agenda

Executives at international cleaning products associations say that harmonizing regulatory and sustainability standards across different countries will be a key focus in 2015. Association executives also pointed to initiatives in individual countries or regions, such as Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) in Europe or education about proper use of cleaning products in Brazil. The executives spoke Tuesday at the global issues briefing at ACI’s annual conference in Orlando, FL....

Matrica signs agroindustrial supply chain agreement

Matrica (Novara, Italy), a 50-50 joint venture between Novamont (Novara) and Versalis (Milan), has signed an agreement with  Coldiretti (Roma) and Consorzi Agrari d’Italia, for the creation of innovative agroindustrial chains to create short-chain...

Anellotech, IFP and Axens form alliance to commercialize biobased aromatics technology

Anellotech (Pearl River, NY), a green innovation and technology company, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and its subsidiary Axens today announced a strategic alliance to develop and commercialize a new technology for low cost production of biobased benzene...

Bayer MaterialScience to commercialize breakthrough biobased polyurethane

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), the business currently being carved out from the rest of Bayer with plans to list it on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, today unveiled a breakthrough technology to make a new aliphatic isocyanate for use in the coatings industry. At...

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