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Indian police hold 80 Bhopal gas leak protesters

May 7, 2008
According to the Associated Press, police detained 80 people who walked nearly 500 miles from the site of a catastrophic 1984 gas leak in central India to protest outside the
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Chemical maker moving headquarters to Baton Rouge

May 5, 2008
The Associated Press is reporting that specialty chemical maker Albemarle Corp. is moving its headquarters from Richmond, Va., to Baton Rouge, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced recently.Albemarle already employs several hundred
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Democrats want plastics chemical banned from kids'' products

May 1, 2008
According to the Associated Press, a bill introduced by Senate Democrats seeks to ban manufacturers from using a potentially unsafe chemical common in baby bottles, toys and other children''s products.The
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Rohm & Haas in Saudi acrylic acid joint venture with Tasnee

April 21, 2008
Chemicals maker Rohm and Haas Co. said recently it formed a joint venture with Tasnee Sahara Olefins Co. of Saudi Arabia to produce 250,000 metric tons of acrylic acid,
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Monsanto Partners With Bayer CropScience

April 14, 2008
The Associated Press is reporting that Monsanto Company said recently it has entered an exclusive partnership with rival Bayer CropScience to develop a new treatment for corn seeds.The deal is
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S.Korea DC Chemical Wins $166 Mln Order from Japan

April 2, 2008
According to Reuters, South Korea''s DC Chemical Co announced recently it had won a 164.4 billion won ($165.6 million) order to supply polysilicon to Japan''s Space Energy Corporation.The contract covers
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Former Lubrizol Employee Charged

March 31, 2008
According to the Associated Press, a former research and development employee at specialty chemicals company Lubrizol Corp. is accused of selling trade secrets to a competitor in South Korea, federal
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Plaintiffs Appeal DuPont Ruling

March 12, 2008
According to the Associated Press, a group of West Virginians who won nearly $400 million in damages in a DuPont pollution case are now asking the state Supreme Court for
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Albemarle to Expand Production in China

March 3, 2008
According to the Associated Press, chemical producer Albemarle Corp. said recently it plans to more than double the antioxidant production capacity of Shanghai Jinhai Albemarle Fine Chemicals Co. Ltd., part
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Tanzania''s ''Magic Power'' Net Is Malaria''s New Foe

February 22, 2008
The AFP reported that during his recent trip to Africa, US President George W. Bush discovered one of the continent’s most powerful weapons in the fight against malaria: a mosquito
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