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Texas City Plants Restarting After Power Outages

May 2, 2011
The Associated Press reports that several southeast Texas refineries and chemical plants shut down by power outages have restarted. The restart processes at facilities owned by BP, Dow Chemical and
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LyondellBasell Shareholders to Vote on Dividend

April 25, 2011
According to PRNewswire, LyondellBasell said that its Supervisory Board of Directors has recommended that shareholders approve a dividend proposal of $0.10 per share at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
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Dow Identifies Worker that Died After Fall on Job

April 19, 2011
Dow Chemical Co. and state workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a veteran worker who fell from an elevated location at one of the company''s facilities in Midland,
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Chemtura May Acquire Indian Industrial Chemical Companies

April 14, 2011
According to Bloomberg, Chemtura Corp., a maker of specialty and farm chemicals, is seeking to acquire companies in India that make industrial chemicals in a bid to quadruple sales to
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Dow Chemical, OPX to Develop Green Acrylic Acid

April 11, 2011
The Associated Press reports that Dow Chemical Co. and OPX Biotechnologies Inc. are working together to develop acrylic acid from fermentable sugar such as corn or sugar cane. The companies
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Dow Applauds Progress on U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

April 7, 2011
As a major manufacturer in both Colombia and the United States, The Dow Chemical Company congratulates both governments on closing the remaining gaps to progress on the bilateral free trade
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Students Innovate, Create Sustainable Solutions at Dow Student Challenge

April 6, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company announces the third annual Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge program, according to Business Wire. The initiative, developed in conjunction with Dow’s 2015 Sustainability Goals, rewards students
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FDA Chemist, Son Charged With Insider Trading

March 31, 2011
The Associated Press reports, a chemist with the Food and Drug Administration and his son are facing insider trading charges. Cheng Yi Liang and his son, Andrew Liang, were
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Dow, Befar Group Plan Perchloroethylene JV in China

March 29, 2011
Reuters reports, Dow Chemical and Befar Group Co Ltd of China intend to form an equal joint venture to produce perchloroethylene, a key raw material used in non-ozone depleting refrigerants.
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EBSCO Publishing to Release Chemical Hazard Information Library

March 23, 2011
EBSCO Publishing is releasing the new Chemical Hazard Information Library (CHIL). CHIL brings toxicology, pharmacology, occupational and public health, and chemical hazard information to corporations, government agencies, medical facilities, and
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