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Montana Asbestos Victims Consider $43 Million Deal

March 8, 2011
According to the Associated Press, more than 1,100 victims of asbestos contamination are nearing a $43 million settlement over claims that Montana health officials failed to warn miners about
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Ecolab Closes on O.R. Solutions Purchase

March 7, 2011
According to Business Wire, Ecolab Inc. has closed on the previously announced purchase of the assets of O.R. Solutions, Inc., a privately-held company based in Chantilly, VA. O.R. Solutions is
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Dow Chemical Moves Toward Engineered Corn Patent

March 3, 2011
Dow Chemical Co.''s agricultural division has taken the next step toward gaining international patent rights for its new strain of genetically engineered corn that will help farmers battle a new
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Eastman Chemical Outlook Beats Expectations

March 2, 2011
The Associated Press reports that Eastman Chemical Co. expects to earn nearly $8 a share for 2011, and nearly $2 a share during the first quarter, setting the bar higher
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Dow Chemical to Invest $100 Million for Efficiency

February 28, 2011
Dow Chemical Co. will invest $100 million in its operations to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency, according to the Associated Press. The chemical, agricultural and
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Dow Announces Plans to Retire Debt in the First Quarter

February 24, 2011
According to Business Wire, the Dow Chemical Company is launching a cash tender offer for approximately $750 million aggregate principal amount of notes listed by Dow and its subsidiaries.
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FMC Corporation Authorizes $250 Million of Share Repurchases

February 21, 2011
PRNewswire reports that FMC Corporation’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of the company''s common shares. The company''s Board also declared a
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Air Products to Supply Industrial Gases to Solar Atmospheres

February 17, 2011
PRNewswire reports that Air Products has been selected by Solar Atmospheres, Inc., the largest commercial vacuum heat treating company in North America, to provide industrial gases for its newest plant
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NJ Chemist Pleads Not Guilty to Poisoning Husband

February 10, 2011
According to the Associated Press, a former chemist killed her estranged husband by poisoning him with a lethal and massive dose of a highly toxic metal that a nurse''s sharp
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Ex-Dow Worker Guilty of Selling Secrets to China

February 9, 2011
A former research scientist was convicted of charges he stole trade secrets from Michigan''s Dow Chemical Co. and sold them to companies in China, the Associated Press reports. After a
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