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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
July 22, 2020  

Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors

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

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 8, 2020  

Nova Chemicals hires industry veteran to replace retiring CEO

30-year BP veteran Lusi Sierra joins the Calgary-based operator of plastic resin and chemical manufacturing plants Aug. 1.

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 General
January 30, 2020  

Superior Plus to keep specialty chemicals business after strategic review

The company also announced that it was restarting its dividend reinvestment program

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.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

Overhauling toxic chemicals law should be priority: advocate

Needs to be more restrictive about “chemicals of high concern.”

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 14, 2019  

Canadian plastics, chemistry associations create plastics division

Combining aims to strengthen their voice about urgent plastics issues with important stakeholders.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 13, 2019  

Aerosol manufacturer fined $170,000 for environmental offences

Failed to comply with a protection compliance order, and to implement and test emergency plans on time.

News Chemicals General
November 11, 2019  

Dow agrees to US$77M environmental settlement in Michigan

Deal between the company and government agencies calls for improvements to fish and wildlife habitats.