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U.S. Launches International Year of Chemistry

9:19 AM MST | February 11, 2011 | —robert westervelt in Philadelphia

Industry leaders highlighted chemistry’s contributions to solving global challenges in energy, water, food, and human health at the U.S. launch of the UN’s International Year of Chemistry, held earlier this month at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia). The UN has given the industry a unique opportunity and global stage to demonstrate and assert the critical role it can play in addressing urgent global challenges, says Dow Chemical chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris. Industry must “seize the year,” he adds. Chemistry's Year: DuPont...

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