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Cabot opens $60 million carbon black plant in China

August 28, 2006
Cabot Corp., the largest producer of carbon black, a reinforcing and pigmenting agent used in tires, inks, cables and coatings, said recently its new plant in China has begun operating,
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Cabot opens $60 million carbon black plant in China

August 22, 2006
Cabot Corp., the largest producer of carbon black, a reinforcing and pigmenting agent used in tires, inks, cables and coatings, said recently its new plant in China has begun operating,
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Chemical makers ordered to pay $178 million for contaminating water

June 19, 2006
Three chemical manufacturers were ordered to pay the city of Modesto, California $178 million for contaminating its water with suspected carcinogens. According to the Associated Press, jurors in San Francisco
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Lyondell urges EPA action on gasoline supply

March 27, 2006
Lyondell Chemical Company recently said that the nation is likely to see sharp increases in gasoline prices, gasoline supply disruptions and deterioration in air quality as a result of rulemaking
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Lyondell olefins plants work to get back online after outages

March 6, 2006
On March 1, the two olefins plants at Channelview, Texas were forced to shut down by a utilities outage at Reliant Energy''s cogeneration plant. One of the plant''s olefins units
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Colorado residents awarded $553 million in plutonium contamination case

February 20, 2006
A federal jury recommended recently that Dow Chemical Co. and the former Rockwell International Corp. pay $553.9 million to thousands of property owners who said their land was contaminated by
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Air Products brings two hydrogen plants on stream

February 6, 2006
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. recently said that two plants on the Gulf Coast are now operational — part of six facilities the company is bringing on stream over a
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Dow moving forward with China expansion

February 6, 2006
Dow Chemical Co. is looking abroad for more growth and expansion, including hiring another 600 staffers at its new research facility in China, Chief Executive Andrew Liveris said. The Associated
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Bottled water in Ohio test positive for DuPont chemical

January 23, 2006
The Associated Press reports that bottled water provided to about 1,000 southeast Ohio residents whose tap water contained a chemical used by DuPont Company to make Teflon has tested positive
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Ruling brings new life to Hawaiian suit against DuPoint

December 12, 2005
A federal appeals court has ruled that six Hawaii plant growers can bring racketeering and fraud charges against chemical maker DuPont Co. for crops they lost using a contaminated fungicide,
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