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Occidental exec re-elected board chair of American Chemical Society

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William F. Carroll, vice president at Occidental Chemical Corp. in Dallas, Texas, has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
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Dow Chemical authorizes $1.5 billion share buy-back program

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The Dow Chemical Company announced Friday that its board of directors has approved a share buy-back program, authorizing the repurchase of up to $1.5 billion of the company's common stock.
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Stronger regulations on chemicals spur innovation, study finds

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Tougher rules to regulate hazardous chemicals have sparked the continuous invention of safer chemicals and accelerated the pace at which safer alternatives are developed, according to a new study.
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Texas, Louisiana lead US in planned 2013 chemical processing industry projects

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Nearly $12 billion in chemical processing industry projects are expected to start in 2013 in the U.S. Gulf Coast states, with Texas and Louisiana leading the way.
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US chemical industry shows sustained growth, hints at recovering housing market

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The American Chemistry Council's most recent Chemical Activity Barometer showed sustained growth for the sixth consecutive month.
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Explosion at Air Liquide plant kills one

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An explosion Saturday morning at the Air Liquide cylinder plant in La Porte, Texas, killed one worker and left another with serious burns.
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American Chemistry Council dismisses BPA concerns

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The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has dismissed concerns raised by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) that the chemical known as bisphenol A or BPA is dangerous and should be listed as a developmental toxicant.
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Fire at Georgia chemical plant forces evacuations

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A chemical fire Tuesday at the Harcros Chemicals plant in Dalton, Ga., forced the evacuation of nearby residents, but did not cause any major damage.
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China imposes duties on US, EU imports of glycol, diethylene glycol

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China's Commerce Ministry is sticking to its trade restriction policy and this was recently proved again with the introduction of another protectionist tariff for imports of two types of chemicals.
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BAE Systems lands contract for chemical processing facility at Holston Ammunition Plant

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The U.S. Army has granted BAE Systems a $27 million contract to complete construction of a state-of-the-art and energy-saving chemical processing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Tennessee.
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