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Month: April 2012

Dow Chemical signals “resurgence” with new ethylene plant in Texas

The Dow Chemical Company has selected Freeport, TX for the site of a new $4 billion ethylene production complex that could employ many as 2,000 Americans and bring millions...

Shale gas development in W.Va. depends on meeting critical infrastructure needs

“Regulations and policies around natural gas production and infrastructure development will ultimately determine whether shale gas becomes the ‘game changer’ everyone hopes for,”ACC’s Owen Kean said in testimony before...

A snapshot of the economic potential of waste-to-energy

An emerging group of technologies that allow us to capture energy and raw materials from waste have significant potential to yield both environmental and economic benefits. In an interview...

Interested in saving on your monthly energy bill? They’re building an app for that!

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) “Apps for Energy” competition offers $100,000 in cash prizes in return for building build new mobile and computer software applications that educate consumers...

CPI now accepting entries for the 2012 Polyurethane Innovation Award

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council is now accepting entries for its 2012 Polyurethane Innovation Award. The award winner will be announced during...