Meagan Parrish
Editor

Meagan Parrish kicked off her career at Advantage Business Media as Chem.Info's intrepid editor in December 2014. Prior to this role, she spent 12 years working in the journalism biz, including a four-and-a-half year stint as the managing editor of BRAVA, a regional magazine based in Madison, Wis. Meagan graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in international relations and spent a year working toward a master's in international public policy. She has a strong interest in all things global — including energy, economics, politics and history. As a news junkie, she thinks it's an exciting time to be working in the world of chemical manufacturing.

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Lawmakers in Texas are aiming to address the gap in knowledge between the industry and the public with a bill that would require an Amber Alert-style warning...
2.22.2017
9:23am
A California-based chemical company has been indicted on charges of smuggled chemicals and conspiracy to defraud the U.S.
2.21.2017
10:02am
Is living near an oil well dangerous for human health? A recent study from the University of Colorado has attempted to show how it could be.
2.21.2017
9:39am
Huntsman Corporation has filed suit against Rockwood Holdings, alleging that the company was misleading about its pigment technology during acquisition talks.
2.17.2017
9:21am
A leak from an acid tank at a chemical plant in Oberhausen, Germany has released a toxic cloud over the facility.
2.16.2017
9:35am
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The purpose of the 18-member committee is to provide “independent advice and expert consultation” on how to implement the new chemical regulations under...
2.14.2017
3:45pm
The push towards getting hitched goes well beyond Dow/DuPont or Bayer/Monsanto mergers.
2.14.2017
3:44pm
Swiss-chemical giant Ineos Holdings Group will soon be traveling down a whole new road.
2.13.2017
1:56pm
On Monday morning, first responders were able to finally defeat a fire that started Thursday evening at a natural gas pipeline.
2.13.2017
1:53pm
A fire erupted at a chemical plant in Spain Wednesday morning, sending a giant plume of toxic black smoke into the sky and triggering a dramatic explosion.
2.8.2017
11:24am
Recent news at the EPA got so much attention, the hashtag #DefendTheEPA was trending on Twitter Tuesday.
2.7.2017
3:36pm
Regulations, trade and the shifting global power.
2.7.2017
10:01am
Industrial gas giant Praxair opened a new plant in Texas that will capture hydrogen emissions from Dow’s Freeport, Texas campus so it can be converted into...
2.3.2017
9:35am
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SK Innovation announced this week that it is buying Dow Chemical’s ethylene acrylic acid (EAA) unit for $370 million.
2.3.2017
9:23am
A House Republican is reportedly working on a bill that would “completely abolish” the Environmental Protection Agency.
2.2.2017
10:10am
Countries around the world have failed to come up with a solution for handling spent nuclear waste. At least, that's the case everywhere except Finland.
1.31.2017
10:13am
An increase in global trade and government regulations surrounding oil transportation is driving up the market for products that help clean up spills.
1.31.2017
9:39am
The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, released a statement this week expressing concerns about shifting government attitudes...
1.26.2017
3:55pm
Will the latest set of chemical plant safety regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency truly decrease the risk of accidents?
1.26.2017
3:48pm
DuPont executives assured investors this week that the planned merger with Dow should be approved by regulators. But he pushed back the timeline for when it...
1.26.2017
10:00am
Dutch chemicals giant AkzoNobel recently launched a first-of-its-kind contest to uncover some of the most promising innovations in chemistry.
1.25.2017
9:03am
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Billions of dollars in trade potential was on the line for the chemicals industry. But Trump reportedly has other trade plans.
1.24.2017
10:08am
Members of President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team have reportedly been in meetings to discuss ways to slash federal government spending.
1.20.2017
9:48am
The issue of innovation is in the spotlight again as Dow and DuPont lobby to win approval from European Regulators for their planned merger.
1.18.2017
9:44am
It was several years in the making, but in the final stages of its rule-making process for nanomaterial reporting, the Environmental Protection Agency declined...
1.17.2017
9:52am
The meeting comes as the industry waits anxiously to find out whom Trump is going to nominate to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture — the...
1.13.2017
9:38am
How oil prices, taxes and the auto industry could impact chemicals in the coming year.
1.12.2017
9:53am
Looking for new research space? DuPont’s Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware will soon be renting newly revamped digs.
1.11.2017
10:02am
Here’s a look at a few products creating buzz in the pharma world.
1.10.2017
2:40pm
LyondellBasell Industries has changed its mind about a refinery it was trying to sell in Houston.
1.10.2017
9:34am
An adviser to President-Elect Donald Trump has signaled that he wants megadeals like the Dow-DuPont merger blocked.
1.9.2017
10:03am
Belgian-based Solvay has sold part of its operations to German specialty chemicals maker, Atlana.
1.4.2017
4:16pm
A chemical plant in India is turning CO2 emissions from a coal boiler into revenue-generating chemicals.
1.4.2017
10:12am
By one estimate, the Gulf Coast region will be short about 37,400 craftsmen needed to finish all of the projects slated for 2017.
12.30.2016
9:07am
After four years of waiting, the Environmental Protection Agency has given the green light to register a new herbicide for use in the U.S.
12.28.2016
9:45am
Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency recently released details about a new rule that takes aim at chemical plant safety.
12.22.2016
9:19am
The combined company will have a market value exceeding $65 billion.
12.21.2016
10:04am
A look back at some of the most memorable images of 2016.
12.21.2016
9:41am
A team of scientists in England has created a synthetic molecule they say increases the size and starch content of wheat grains by 20 percent.
12.16.2016
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