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Dow Delays Brazil Sugarcane-Based PE Project

10:38 AM MST | February 12, 2009 | Kara Sissell and Rebecca Coons

Dow Chemical will delay plans to build a $1-billion polyethylene (PE) plant in Brazil based on sugarcane-derived ethanol, but says a world-scale facility in Brazil is still a company priority. Dow initially projected startup of the plant for 2011, but that date that will be pushed back to 2012, Dow says....

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