Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams
Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.
‘Toxic’ label will spur wake-up to impact of plastics on health: experts
… but challenges remain in definitively linking plastic or plastic particles to disease, cancer or other human health problems.
Unilateral ban on single use plastics ignores spirit of USMCA: experts
US trade lawyer says agreement reflects need to consult with partners before before imposing new restrictions.
Plastics industry says its products are not ‘toxic’, urges feds to rethink
Single-use plastic items will be banned because they are both harmful to the environment and difficult to recycle.
Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban
OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use…
Initiative aims to bring more women into chemical, oil and gas sector
Quebec’s chemical, petrochemical, refining and gas industry adopts tools to favour recruiting and integration.
Court supports Dow in Nova lawsuit jointly owned Joffre ethane cracker
Orders a recalculation of its award of $1.4 billion in damages, should only be compensated for direct damages.
Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors
Scheme involved shipping chemicals used in microchip manufacturing from Rhode Island.
Global deal to protect ozone layer behind new contaminant problem: study
Chemicals used to replace banned chlorofluorocarbons are breaking down in the atmosphere into new contaminants.
Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont
Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.
COVID-19 testing backlog linked to shortage of chemicals
Global demand has outpaced the supply of reagents, Canadian health authorities and labs are seeking alternative supply chains.
Federal grand jury subpoenas 3M over chemical discharges
Company was accused last year of releasing chemicals from its factory in Decatur into the Tennessee River without disclosing its actions.
Chemicals plant to be sold to satisfy Competition Bureau merger concerns
Makes hydrogen peroxide used mainly as a bleaching agent for pulp and paper, or as a treatment chemical in the oil and gas and mining sectors.
Three hurt at Texas chemical plant hit by two massive explosions
TPC would form an investigation team to determine what led to the explosions.
Action needed as microplastics accumulate in Great Lakes: researcher
Problem mirrors that of the oceans: small organisms mistake microplastics for plankton, and work their way up the food chain.