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EPA Concerned about Monsanto Pollution Control Dam

June 17, 2010
According to the Associated Press, federal regulators are concerned that a dam built by Monsanto Co. earlier this year to trap phosphate mine runoff may be stopping more than just
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Mosaic in Talks to Buy Mexico Fertilizer Firm

June 15, 2010
MarketWatch reports that Mosaic Co., a producer of phosphate and potash fertilizers, is discussing the possible acquisition of the Mexican fertilizer producer Grupo Fertinal SA in a deal valued at
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Former DuPont Chemist Pleads Guilty to Theft

June 10, 2010
A former DuPont chemist faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing trade secrets, according to the Associated Press. Federal authorities said that 43-year-old Hong Meng
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Air Products Extends Takeover Bid for Airgas

June 3, 2010
The Associated Press reports that Air Products & Chemicals Inc. extended by two months the expiration date of its $5.1 billion hostile takeover bid for rival Airgas Inc., with Airgas
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Dow Corning to spend $13 Million on R&D in Europe

June 2, 2010
Dow Corning plans to spend $13 million to expand its Europe-based research and development work on silicon-based technology, according to the Associated Press. Dow Corning will build two new
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Eastman Chemical to Reduce Energy

June 1, 2010
The Associated Press reports that Eastman Chemical Co. has formally pledged to reduce energy intensity 25 percent over a 10-year period in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy. Jim
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Cereplast Cuts Distribution Deal with Ashland

May 27, 2010
Plastics maker Cereplast Inc. will supply plastic resins to the commercial distribution business of Ashland Inc., according to the Associated Press. Cereplast said Ashland would distribute hybrid resins to converters
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Foundation Buys $10.3 Million in Huntsman Shares

May 26, 2010
The Huntsman Cancer Foundation purchases of $10.3 million worth of stock in chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corp., according to the Associated Press. The foundation purchased 1.1 million shares at an average
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Honeywell, DuPont Team up to Make New Refrigerant

May 25, 2010
According to the Associated Press, diversified manufacturer Honeywell International Inc., and chemical maker DuPont Co., have formed a joint venture to make a new refrigerant for use in automobile air
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Dow Chemical to Open Korean Research Center

May 20, 2010
The Dow Chemical Co. said Wednesday its electronic materials subsidiary will open a new research and development center in Seoul next year, according to the Associated Press. In the last
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