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WV plant to cut storage of deadly chemical

August 26, 2009
Bayer CropScience’s West Virginia plant will reduce its storage of a toxic chemical that was in danger of being released in a deadly explosion nearly a year ago, according to
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Millions live in chemical disaster zones in 16 states

August 19, 2009
Normal 0 0 1 343 1957 16 3 2403 11.1282 0 0 0 In a Greenpeace press release, a new survey of data on 18 “high risk” chemical facilities
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DuPont combines businesses, reorganizes leadership

August 17, 2009
In a bid to streamline its business, DuPont’s finance chief will move to a new role and its chief operating officer will retire as the chemical maker consolidates 23 businesses
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One employee dead, several hurt in Mississippi plant explosion

July 30, 2009
One person was killed and others injured in an explosion at a copper tubing plant in northeast Mississippi, emergency officials said, reported by the Associated Press. Itawamba County Coroner Steven
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Wisconsin Supreme Court gives victory to lead paint makers

July 15, 2009
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that children poisoned by lead paint cannot allege that manufacturers defectively designed the product since the dangerous lead was a key ingredient. According to the
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Celanese to close subsidiary, cut 350 jobs

July 8, 2009 reports that Chemical maker Celanese Corp. has reached a final agreement with workers on how the corporation will shut down its Acetex Chimie subsidiary, which is located in Pardies,
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Dow Chemical to close three US plants

July 1, 2009
The Associated Press reports that Dow Chemical Co. will close three Louisiana plants as part of a shift away from basic chemicals toward the lucrative business of specialty chemicals. The
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Huntsman reaches settlement with banks for $1.73 billion

June 24, 2009
Huntsman Corporation announced it has reached an agreement with Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank to settle Huntsman''s claims and end the ongoing trial against them in Texas state court for
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Afton Chemical launches new cold flow improvers

June 3, 2009
Afton Chemical Corporation, with over 85 years of experience in fuel additive research and development, announced the launch of the next generation of Cold Flow Improvers for diesel fuels. In
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DuPont sues BASF over herbicide patents

June 1, 2009
According to MarketWatch, Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont Co., has filed a lawsuit charging BASF with infringing four patents tied to a class of herbicides. In a statement on Monday, DuPont said
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