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Celanese hiking European emulsion prices on July 1

June 13, 2008
The Associated Press is reporting that industrial chemical maker Celanese Corp. said recently it will raise prices by 50 euro ($77.50) per ton of all emulsions, or mixtures of two
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Congress wary of plastics used in toys, bottles

June 12, 2008
According to the Associated Press, chemicals used in baby bottles, toys and thousands of other household items are getting closer scrutiny from lawmakers amid concern they can cause developmental problems
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Blaze at Ashland plant sends Californians indoors

June 9, 2008
The Associated Press is reporting that a raging fire that engulfed three truck tankers at a Northern California chemical plant recently kept residents in about 2,500 homes indoors for
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Miss. jury rules for DuPont in $14M dioxin case

June 6, 2008
The Associated Press is reporting that a jury sided recently with DuPont Co. in the retrial of a civil lawsuit brought by a man who said dioxins from a plant
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Former Colo. nuke plant contractors ordered to pay $925M

June 4, 2008
According to the Associated Press, two companies that worked as contractors with the now-defunct Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant have been ordered to pay $925 million to residents who claimed
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Oil firms to divert more gas to Nigeria

June 2, 2008
According to Reuters, foreign oil firms will divert a greater proportion of their natural gas output in Nigeria for domestic use over the coming years as the country tries to
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Eastman Kodak to hike prices to cover rising costs

June 2, 2008
According to the Associated Press, imaging products company Eastman Kodak said recently that it will raise prices on a "select range of consumable products" across its business lines by as
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Martek, Dow AgroSciences to team on canola seed

May 30, 2008
According to the Associated Press, Dow AgroSciences LLC and Martek Biosciences Corp. said recently that they have teamed up to jointly develop and commercialize a canola seed that produces the
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C8 researchers seek more data for health study

May 21, 2008
According to the Associated Press, scientists researching whether a chemical used to make the nonstick product Teflon is a health risk are seeking 40,000 new interviews with residents who
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Cabot, China National Bluestar form joint venture

May 19, 2008
According to the Associated Press, specialty chemicals company Cabot Corp. said recently that a subsidiary has signed a joint venture agreement with China National Bluestar Group to build a fumed
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