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Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (January 24, 2020)

The reports week were few in number. Existing home sales featured a large gain and this is an area that may lead this year. The LEI suggests that the expansion in economic activity will continue into 2020, but at a moderate pace. Providing an early...


Why We Chose to be Charter Members of the Ocean Plastics Leadership Network

In May 2019 on the Sargasso Sea in the middle of the North Atlantic Gyre I snorkeled among the sargassum in water bluer than imaginable and over 1000 feet...

Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (January 17, 2020)

The reports were fairly positive this week. Small business optimism remains positive and prices remain stable. Retail sales featured a good gain and housing activity surged at the end of the year. This is an area that will likely surprise to the...

ACC Invests in Georgia Ethylene Oxide Research

We understand and appreciate the concerns that people have about the air they breathe. No one should have to question whether the air they breathe is clean. That’s why...


Protecting the Health and Safety of the Public is a Top Priority for Ethylene Oxide Producers and Users

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting two public hearings related to ethylene oxide as it takes public comments on its proposed risk and technology review for...