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Month: April 2013

Re: “A Toothless Law on Toxic Chemicals” in Friday’s NYT (here we go again…)

It happens so often now, maybe we should no longer be appalled at how easily misinformation can become conventional wisdom, or how easily incorrect conventional wisdom can then be...

Shaheen-Portman S.1000 brings energy efficiency back to Congress

ACC joined policymakers and other industry leaders in a press conference on Capitol Hill Thursday morning to support the re-introduction of S.1000, the bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness...

Local Tampa area leader praises energy recovery, celebrates 25 year partnership

Recently, the chairman of the Hillsborough County Commission, Ken Hagan, wrote an op-ed for the Tampa Bay Times commemorating the county’s 25-year partnership with Covanta Energy. In the op-ed...

Cybersecurity for the chemical industry: It’s all in a day’s work

There continues to be a fair amount activity around cybersecurity in our nation’s capital, and this week — dubbed “Cyber Week” the U.S. House of Representatives — will be...

A new year, but the same unworkable Safe Chemicals Act

Capitol Hill was a busy place last week. Major issues like the federal budget, gun control and immigration were dominating the headlines. One thing many people may have missed...