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Month: March 2014

ExxonMobil on leading edge of shale-driven industrial renaissance, one step away from multi-billion dollar expansion at Baytown, TX

ExxonMobil is an early mover in America’s industrial renaissance fueled by abundant and affordable supplies of natural gas from shale and associated natural gas liquids. The company is awaiting...


Misinformation fuels misplaced concerns over flame retardants

Recent media events have focused on debates about fire safety standards and flame retardants. The North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA)—a group strongly committed to improving fire safety—welcomes an...

CHEMTREC® has saved my bacon more than once

You might imagine after serving as CHEMTREC®’s Director of Outreach & Special Programs for the past six years and engaging in hundreds of hazardous materials conferences from Sacramento, CA...

NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade converts waste into energy

A number of forward thinking cities are investing in technologies to convert trash into energy and, in the process, are taking advantage of an abundant, domestic energy resource. Consider...

Setting the record straight on TTIP

If you happened to see a copy of this press release last week, you might have been given the impression that ACC and its European counterparts were engaged in...