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Feature Chemicals General Technology
October 20, 2020  

Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams

Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
October 20, 2020  

‘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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 13, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 7, 2020  

Straws, stir sticks, bags first targets of nationwide plastics ban

OTTAWA โ€” Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says six single-use

News Chemicals Oil & Gas General
September 24, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
September 18, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 22, 2020  

Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors

Scheme involved shipping chemicals used in microchip manufacturing from Rhode Island.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
May 15, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 31, 2020  

Judge dismisses Chemours lawsuit against DuPont

Alleged DuPont deliberately lowballed the cost of environmental liabilities.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
March 25, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
January 30, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
January 29, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 27, 2019  

Three hurt at Texas chemical plant hit by two massive explosions

TPC would form an investigation team to determine what led to the explosions.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 27, 2019  

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.