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Month: December 2011

New economic report: Shale gas burning bright for U.S. chemical manufacturers

Access to vast, new supplies of natural gas from previously untapped shale deposits is helping America’s chemistry industry maintain its $720 billion contribution to 26 percent of U.S. GDP...

“A bright economic future is lying just beneath our feet,” Dooley says of West Virginia, other Marcellus Shale states

In a keynote address during Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s “West Virginia: Energy Powering Economic Development” summit last week, ACC President Cal Dooley told state officials and energy experts that...

ACC launches “From Chemistry to Energy” video contest with $20,000 in cash prizes

We’re very excited to announce the launch of a user-generated video campaign! It’s easy to sign up and free to enter. All you need is a camcorder or some...

Shale gas gives local economies a holiday boost, generating revenue and putting people back to work

While shale gas is providing a sack of holiday goodies to some states this year, the Fall 2011 Fiscal Survey of States details the unfortunate plight faced by many...

Think twice: NRDC banks on misleading you about its BPA petition with FDA

Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) posted a statement on its blog about an agreement reached with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a deadline for action...