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Texas fertilizer plant blast may put projects worth $22 billion on hold

April 26, 2013
Projects worth $22 billion may be delayed as a direct consequence of the explosion.
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California court removes BPA from toxic chemicals list

April 25, 2013
The question over the potential toxic properties of BPA appears to have been reopened once again in the state of California, following a court's ruling that removed it from the list of "chemicals known to cause birth defects."
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Lightning strikes Houston chemical plant

April 24, 2013
Lightning struck a storage tank at a chemical plant in Houston early Wednesday morning and sparked a small fire.
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FDA could face legal action over triclosan review

April 24, 2013
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Natural Resources Defense Council could pursue legal action against the FDA, trying to force the agency to finalize its regulation of triclosan, a chemical used in over-the-counter antiseptic antimicrobial soap, in toys and other consumer products
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Texas fertilizer plant failed to report ammonium nitrate amounts

April 23, 2013
The company that owns the West, Texas, fertilizer plant that exploded last week failed to tell the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about the large amounts of ammonium nitrate it was storing onsite.
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LS9 expands renewable products operations in Florida

April 17, 2013
LS9, Inc., a manufacturer of renewable and sustainable chemicals and fuels, on Wednesday announced the expansion of its operations at its Okeechobee, Fla., demonstration facility with a successful customer trial.
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New device alters fluid structure at micron level

April 16, 2013
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a new technology that enables them to thicken and thin fluids at the micron level and increase the effectiveness of soap and detergents.
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EPA's risk assement to focus on widely used flame retardants

April 12, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin assessments on 23 commonly used chemicals, with a specific focus on flame retardant chemicals, in order to more fully understand any potential risks to people’s health and the environment.
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Scientists discover new catalysts that could create 'gasoline of the future'

April 12, 2013

Scientists have made a discovery that could speed an emerging effort to replace ethanol in gasoline with a substantially better fuel additive called butanol, which some experts regard as “the gasoline of the future.”


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AIChE to present educational conference at CHEM SHOW 2013

April 12, 2013
The AIChE Northeast Manufacturing Conference at the CHEM SHOW will feature experts presenting information specifically geared toward engineers working in the process industries.
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