Archive: March, 2012

Shale gas the blockbuster topic at this year’s CERAWeek

Abundant, affordable supplies of natural gas from shale was the clear blockbuster topic at this year’s IHS CERAWeek. The annual gathering of industry thought leaders poised to tackle some of the world’s most pressing energy challenges introduced a new IHS study which found that natural gas supports 600,000 American jobs, with the incredible potential to […]

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The path to TSCA reform? Finding common ground

In his keynote speech to industry professionals at last week’s GlobalChem conference, Jim Jones, the acting head of EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, said that the key to updating the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is to find common ground. But the search for common ground won’t be advanced by continuing to […]

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Resource Recycling magazine identifies up-and-comers in energy recovery

As a lead-up to the Plastics Recycling Conference, March 20-21 in Atlanta, Georgia, Resource Recycling magazine took time to highlight up-and-comers in the exciting, emerging field of energy recovery technology. In particular, developments in so called “Plastics to Oil” technology are happening fast, and are sure to be a major topic of discussion at the […]

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A comprehensive energy policy matters this Super Tuesday

Ten states and 419 delegates voting on Super Tuesday have at least one goal in common: choosing a candidate that will help create jobs and drive economic growth in America. And creating a comprehensive energy policy — in particular, one that encourages the development of natural gas from shale while promoting energy efficiency and energy […]

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2012 Responsible Care® Conference to highlight latest industry trends and developments

It’s less than two months to go until the 2012 Responsible Care Conference & Expo. This year’s conference, being held April 29 through May 2 at the Weston Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, is a must-attend for industry leaders. With new changes to Responsible Care on the horizon, join us in Florida to get ahead […]

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Indiana University report finds REACH unworkable for the United States, and for TSCA

As the debate on modernizing the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) continues, it’s important to look to policies and practices in other major chemical regulatory systems, such as those in Europe and Canada, to find efficient and effective ways to enhance public, industry and government confidence in how chemicals are assessed and regulated in the […]

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Highlights from the field hearing “Natural Gas – America’s New Energy Opportunity”

We’ve compiled some highlights from the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Oversight Field Hearing on “Natural Gas—America’s New Energy Opportunity: Creating Jobs, Energy and Community Growth,” which took place earlier this week. You’ll see that access to vast new supplies of domestic shale gas, rich in the ethane needed for chemical production, is revitalizing […]

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