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Economic indicator shows deceleration in US chemical market

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Despite the softening pace, the August Chemical Activity Barometer marked a string of gains going back to April 2013.
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US lawmakers pass chemical facility security bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish standards protecting chemical facilities from terrorism.
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US chemical output slightly up in December

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Last year was generally positive for the U.S. chemical industry but the outlook for 2014 is even better, according to the American Chemistry Council.
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US chemical industry to spend $68.7 billion on R&D by 2018

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U.S. chemical output is projected to increase by 2.5 percent in 2014 and by 3.5 percent in the following year.
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American Chemistry Council calls for 'comprehensive approach' to safety for rail transport

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The American Chemistry Council has called on the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to implement a more effective strategy to ensure rail safety and prevent incidents with trains transporting chemical substances by rail.
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US chemical production falls slightly in September

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Chemical production activity in the United States dropped by 0.4% in September, following a revised 0.2% decline in August.
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Major US chemical industry projects set to spend near $30 billion on equipment

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A recent report from the American Chemistry Council (ACC) includes a very optimistic economic outlook for the Chemical Processing Industries (CPI) through the year 2020 due to investments linked to low-cost shale gas.
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Shale gas leading to $72 billion in US chemical-industry investments, half-million jobs

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Abundant shale gas has transformed America’s chemical industry from the world’s high-cost producer five years ago to among the world’s lowest-cost producers today. Thus, the United States enjoys a decisive advantage in the cost of producing basic petrochemicals.
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American Chemistry Council backs new law on toxic chemicals

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Following the introduction of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013, the American Chemistry Council agreed that an update of the Toxic Substances Control Act was necessary.
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Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program lacks transparency

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made notable progress on implementing the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, but there is still room for improvement.
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