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Ohio can add banks to its list of industries benefiting from shale gas

The shale gas boom in Ohio has created a resounding echo across the state’s economy, positively impacting producers, steel companies, chemical manufacturers — even local restaurants like the newly opened Shale Tavern & Grille in Lisbon, OH. And now, banks are becoming the latest Ohio success story, thanks to inexpensive and reliable supplies of natural […]

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Future energy needs for a healthy manufacturing economy

Today, American Chemistry Council State Affairs Vice President Roger Bernstein spoke at the National Lieutenant Governors Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, as a part of the “NLGA: Trends Across State & Territorial Governments” panel. Bernstein’s remarks focused on the “Future Energy Needs for a Healthy Manufacturing Economy.” Bernstein addressed the panel about chemistry’s contribution to creating a […]

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Natural gas boosts energy and energy drives economic growth

In recent years, the U.S. economy has faced headwinds of uncertainty. But a recent article in The Economist finds the gusts of change are propelling the economy forward. “Amid the gloom there are unexpected signs of boom, especially in energy,” states The Economist headline. One of the brightest “points of light” is natural gas from […]

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Thursday: Free webinar to assess shale gas impact on U.S. manufacturing

On Thursday, April 26 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, the American Chemistry Council and Chemical Engineering Magazine will host a free webinar to discuss the impact of unconventional supplies of natural gas from shale on American manufacturing and the U.S. economy, led by the domestic chemical industry. “Shale Gas: A Game Changer” will be moderated by […]

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Chemical Alliance Zone: Ethylene could bring widespread benefits to struggling Appalachia region

“If we don’t have the ethane in the natural gas, there’s no chemical industry, if there’s no chemical industry, we don’t have manufacturing in the United States,” said Kevin DiGregorio, executive director of the Chemical Alliance Zone, in a recent interview with West Virginia’s State Journal. Ethylene is a valuable chemical that is used to […]

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Why ‘From Chemistry to Energy’ calls for robust and responsible production of domestic shale gas

ACC successfully kicked off its From Chemistry to Energy campaign on Capitol Hill yesterday, calling on lawmakers to develop a comprehensive energy strategy pillared by the robust and responsible production of domestic shale gas, improved residential, commercial and industrial energy efficiency, and expanded adoption of energy recovery programs. Here are some of the ways in […]

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ACC calls for a strong, secure and sustainable future with the launch of “From Chemistry to Energy”

A comprehensive national energy strategy matters — to our member companies, to the nearly 800,000 Americans working in our industry, to the many manufacturers that rely on our products. And, according to a new survey released today, America’s energy strategy matters to 94% of American voters. That is a clear call to action, and the […]

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And the “From Chemistry to Energy” Zooppa contest winners are…

Last December, we invited independent filmmakers and motion design enthusiasts on Zooppa.com to help us tell the “From Chemistry to Energy” story — and to illustrate why that story matters to America’s energy and economic future. What we got in return were more than three dozen unique takes on an important American manufacturing narrative, each […]

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“A bright economic future is lying just beneath our feet,” Dooley says of West Virginia, other Marcellus Shale states

In a keynote address during Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s “West Virginia: Energy Powering Economic Development” summit last week, ACC President Cal Dooley told state officials and energy experts that natural gas from the Marcellus Shale could help revitalize American manufacturing in West Virginia and bring new, high-paying jobs to the state. “It has never been […]

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ACC launches “From Chemistry to Energy” video contest with $20,000 in cash prizes

We’re very excited to announce the launch of a user-generated video campaign! It’s easy to sign up and free to enter. All you need is a camcorder or some motion graphics skills, a bit of creative inspiration and an interest in learning how chemistry is creating energy solutions for a strong, secure and sustainable future. […]

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