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DuPont Forecasts Growth in Agriculture, Nutrition Business

February 11, 2010
DuPont executive vice president James Borel said Wednesday sales in the company''s agriculture and nutrition segment are expected to grow 10 percent in 2010, according to the Associated Press. At
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Airgas Board Rejects Air Products'' Buyout Offer

February 10, 2010
Industrial gas supplier Airgas Inc. rejected the unsolicited $5 billion buyout bid from larger rival Air Products and Chemicals Inc., according to the Associated Press. In a letter to Air
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Con Edison Calls for More Solar Energy Projects

February 10, 2010
Con Edison, a unit of Consolidated Edison Inc., filed a proposal with the state of New York calling for more funds for solar energy projects in New York City, according
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India Rejects Monsanto GMO Seeds

February 9, 2010
According to Bloomberg, India’s government has rejected the nation’s first genetically modified food after protests by farmers, hampering the expansion of seed makers including Monsanto Co. in the world’s second-most
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Dow Chemical Selects Michigan as Site for New Solar Shingle Facility

February 4, 2010
In a press release statement, The Dow Chemical Company announced that Midland, Michigan has been identified as the preferred site for the first full-scale production facility for its revolutionary DOW™
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Chemical Maker Offers to Settle Wisconsin Waste Suit

February 2, 2010
According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, chemical manufacturer Sensient Technologies Corp. of Milwaukee has offered to pay between $10 million and $12 million to settle a 2007 federal lawsuit seeking repayment
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Bunge Sells Fertilizer Unit to Vale for $3.8 Billion

January 28, 2010
According to the Associated Press, agribusiness company Bunge is selling its fertilizer nutrient assets in Brazil to the mining giant Vale for $3.8 billion. Vale, which is based in Brazil,
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Dow Chemical Partners with Nalco, Saves Billions

January 28, 2010
In a press release statement, Nalco and The Dow Chemical Company announced their cooperative efforts have resulted in annual water savings of one billion gallons of freshwater at Dow’s
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Agencies Probe DuPont Plant’s Safety After Employee Dies

January 25, 2010
Two federal agencies are considering conducting detailed safety reviews of DuPont Co.''s Belle chemical plant following a series of incidents, including one toxic leak that went undetected by the company
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Court Rules For Monsanto, DuPont Considers Antitrust Case

January 19, 2010
According to the Associated Press, the courts have ruled in favor of Monsanto, ruling that DuPont violated its contract with Monsanto by developing genetically modified soybeans created with Monsanto''s
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