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Month: February 2012

Chemical Alliance Zone: Ethylene could bring widespread benefits to struggling Appalachia region

“If we don’t have the ethane in the natural gas, there’s no chemical industry, if there’s no chemical industry, we don’t have manufacturing in the United States,” said Kevin...

ARPA-E Innovation Summit focuses on ‘outside-the-box’ American energy solutions

When it comes to nurturing innovation in American energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is our country’s “outside-the-box” dreamweaver, and it promises to kick into high...

Monday: Ohio Chemistry Technology Council president to testify on Ohio’s shale gas play

This coming Monday, Feb. 27 at 9 a.m., the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hear testimony on “Natural Gas—America’s New Energy Opportunity: Creating Jobs, Energy and...

PPG Industries: Painting the way to more energy-efficient cars and trucks

“One local company that will be all over the Pittsburgh International Auto Show won’t have even have a booth,” reporter Ann Belser wrote in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Belser wasn’t...

Zero-energy homes rely on chemistry products to maximize efficiency

The thought of handing out complimentary iPads with the purchase of a new home may sound like a ploy to lure waffling prospects, but for a group of four...