In this Chem.Info question-and-answer session, industry expert Mark R. Edwards clarifies why battles over food vs. fuel could lead to world hunger. Please find his biography at the bottom of the article. Chem.Info: Is the ethanol industry sustainable? Mark R. Edwards: No.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Biotechnology company Genzyme Corp. said Tuesday it will face production delays on two key drugs because of a manufacturing issue at its Allston, Mass., facility. The issue will cause supply constraints for Cerezyme and Fabrazyme, which are used to treat enzyme disorders.
EVERTON BAILEY Jr. Associated Press Writer - June 16, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - The recession may not be waving a white flag just yet, but the price of a key ingredient in white paint may signal the economy's downhill slide is easing. Titanium dioxide prices fell 5.
EVERTON BAILEY Jr. Associated Press Writer - June 16, 2009 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's attorney general on Monday blasted industry plans to promote a chemical common in the making of baby bottles and other food containers.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior lawmakers, including Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), have introduced The Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Act of 2009.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Nova Chemicals Corp., Canada's largest plastics producer, said Friday it received more regulatory approvals for its takeover by Abu Dhabi investment firm International Petroleum Investment Co.
OTTAWA (AP) - A Shell station in Ottawa has become the first in the world to sell gasoline blended with biofuel made from wheat straw, the global oil giant said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Clorox Co., the maker of bleach and other household products, said Thursday that it boosted its dividend 9 percent to 50 cents per share and is on track to deliver financial results for fiscal 2010 in line with previous guidance. The dividend will be paid Aug.
Metso and UPM have developed a new concept for the production of biomass-based bio-oil to replace fossil fuels in heating and power generation. Test production will begin at Metso's test plant in Tampere, Finland, in June 2009.
TORONTO - Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (TSX:HF), a producer of slow and controlled release fertilizers in China, says it will build another polymer coated urea production line with its 50/50 joint venture partner, Shandong Mingshui Great Chemical Group.
MICHAEL CASEY AP Environmental Writer - June 5, 2009 BANGKOK (AP) - Selling credits for the billions of tons of carbon that are locked in Indonesia's tropical rain forests could be as profitable as converting these areas into palm oil plantations, a study released Friday found.
CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer - June 3, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories rose 0.7 percent in April, the second increase in three months and further evidence that manufacturers may be recovering.
By The Associated Press - June 4, 2009 Palm oil is now one of the feedstocks used by Neste Oil to produce its NExBTL renewable diesel, which is the cleanest diesel fuel on the market today.
By The Associated Press - June 4, 2009 MIDLAND, Mich., -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is shedding light on Concentrating Solar Power systems (CSP) with DOWTHERM(TM) A heat transfer fluids which collect, transport and store solar generated heat.