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LyondellBasell Says Fire at La Porte Under Control

January 18, 2011
According to Bloomberg, LyondellBassell Industries NV said a fire at its La Porte, Texas, plant Monday was in a non-operating part of the facility and has been contained by staff.
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Ashland to Expand Virginia Facility with $39 Million Investment

January 13, 2011
According to the Associated Press, specialty chemical company Ashland Inc. is planning to invest $39 million to improve and expand its Hopewell, Va., facility. Gov. Bob McDonnell said the plan
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Dow Chemical Spent $1.15 Million on Third-Quarter Lobbying

January 12, 2011
According to the Associated Press, Dow Chemical Co. spent $1.15 million in the third quarter to lobby the government on issues ranging from trade to energy efficiency, according to a
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Eastman Chemical Elects Hershey Executive to Board

January 12, 2011
Eastman Chemical Co. has elected Hershey Co. executive Humberto Alfonso to its board of directors, according to the Associated Press. Alfonso, 53, is senior vice president and chief financial officer
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Dow Chemical Reports Power Interruption at Louisiana Plant

January 5, 2011
Bloomberg reports that Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker, lost power at its St. Charles plant in Louisiana. No injuries were reported. Dow has a steam cracker, also
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Chevron Phillips Starts Maintenance at Texas Chemical Plant

January 4, 2011
Bloomberg reports that Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC began maintenance on an ethylene unit at its Cedar Bayou chemical plant in Baytown, Texas, according to a filing with state regulators.
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Eccentric Disc Pump for Waste Oil, Chemical Transfer

January 3, 2011
CC20 Eccentric Disc truck transport pumps have been introduced to the North American market. The CC20 was developed as a vehicle-mounted solution for loading and unloading transports, while its unique
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DuPont Buys Two Seed Makers

January 3, 2011
According to Zacks Equity Research, DuPont recently announced that its Pioneer Hi-Bred seed unit has acquired Washington Court House, Ohio-based Seed Consultants Inc. and Lake Providence, Louisiana-based Terral Seed. These companies
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