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Dow awards UC Santa Barbara $15 million to establish research initiative

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Dow Chemical Company has awarded UC Santa Barbara up to $15 million to establish a collaborative research initiative that aims to further technological discovery, according
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Chemical release causes foul smell, irritates residents

NEW ORLEANS — A problem at a sulfur plant near New Orleans resulted in a leak of sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide into the air, Fox 8 reported.Residents in St.
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Second fire breaks out at chemical plant in Texas

SAN ANTONIO -- For the second time in less than two weeks, a fire was reported at a chemical plant in Atascosa County, Texas, prompting precautionary evacuations early Tuesday,
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Fire at Texas chemical plant forces hundreds to evacuate

DALLAS -- A large fire at a chemical plant in Waxahachie, Texas, forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents in the city, KGMI.com reported. The fire broke out at
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Dow’s Jacqueline K. Barton receives National Medal of Science

MIDLAND, Mich. — Jacqueline K. Barton, a member of The Dow Chemical Company’s Board of Directors, received a National Medal of Science from President Obama for her research and discoveries
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DuPont workers hospitalized after exposure to chemical fumes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three workers at a DuPont plant in West Virginia became ill Monday afternoon after being exposed to chemical fumes, WSAZ.com reported.A DuPont spokesperson said the workers suffered
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Huntsman Corp. to build technology center in Shanghai

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corporation announced Monday that it will invest approximately $40 million to build a technology center in Shanghai’s Minhang Economic & Technological Development Zone,
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Microsoft launches Chemical Reference Architecture Initiative

REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft Corp. has announced the launch of the Microsoft Chemical Reference Architecture (ChemRA) Initiative, an effort to develop a reference architecture framework that will help address business
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ExxonMobil Chemical to build synthetic lubricant base stock plant

HOUSTON — ExxonMobil Chemical yesterday announced plans to build a a world-scale facility to manufacture its metallocene polyalphaolefin (mPAO) synthetic lubricant base stocks at its integrated refining and chemical
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Cabot Corp. opens masterbatch plant in Tianjin, China

BOSTON — Boston-based Cabot Corporation held an opening ceremony last week for its new masterbatch plant in Tianjin, China, according to a press release.Cabot announced the beginning of construction in
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