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Month: September 2012

The right stuff: Michigan has what it takes for a bright energy and economic future

As the 12th largest chemical producing state, Michigan is poised to reap the benefits of shale gas and chemistry innovations, reviving the state’s manufacturing sector and creating thousands of...

$142 billion light vehicle industry depends on chemistry

The new federal fuel efficiency standards for cars and light-duty trucks — 54.5 miles per gallon (MPG) by 2025 — calls attention to an important reality: that vehicle efficiency...

CFATS: Progress and a path forward

A representative from The Dow Chemical Company testified before Congress today, the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as part of the chemistry industry’s ongoing commitment to work with policymakers...

Policy forum Wednesday on Michigan’s energy and economic future

ACC and the Michigan Chemistry Council will be in Lansing tomorrow to host distinguished government and business leaders for a discussion on Michigan’s Energy Future: Natural Gas, Energy Policy,...

Covanta sweeps waste-to-energy awards

This week, we congratulate Covanta for its excellent work in advancing waste-to-energy! Recently, three of Covanta Energy’s U.S. facilities swept the waste-to-energy category in the 2012 Excellence Awards from...