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A View from the Inside: The Status of Renewable Chemicals

1:40 AM MDT | August 26, 2010 | Jim Stoppert

Answers by Jim Stoppert, CEO Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) ·         How fast is the renewable chemical/biomaterials sector developing? How is the overall health of the sector? o        This sector got off zero with the launch of new products from Cargill Dow (NatureWorks) and DuPont in the late 90’s, but little else for some time. However, it has begun to pick up dramatically as the need for new sources of abundant environmentally friendly feedstocks has grown. There are...

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