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1, 4-Dioxane and the Need for EPA to Lead on Consistent National Guidance

In 2016, Congress passed amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), with one key piece requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to use the best available science and...

ACC Celebrates Energy Efficiency Day

Last month, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution designating today Energy Efficiency Day, “in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation...

U.S. Business of Chemistry Marks Manufacturing Day 2020

Are you ready for Manufacturing Day? America’s chemical manufacturers are. But we’re always ready. That’s why and how the U.S. Business of Chemistry makes possible over 96% of all...

Silicones and Sustainability

Silicone might sound like one material, but it is in fact a family of varied, specialty, high-performance materials. The widespread use of silicones in everything from automobiles to electronics...

Kenya’s Own Trade Cabinet Secretary “rubbishes” NYT, Greenpeace Reports on U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations

How many Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists does it take to bungle a trade and environmental story about Kenya and irresponsibly wreak havoc in a country that fears its sovereignty is...