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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Dow Chemical has completed construction on a giant ethane cracker plant it calls the “crown jewel” of its $6 billion expansion plans in the Gulf Coast region.
3.29.2017
9:48am
Around 2,000 owners of Sciex mass spectrometers received notice this month that they needed to immediately stop using the devices.
3.28.2017
9:49am
You don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone.
3.27.2017
9:49am
The Indian government released a statement this week saying that the proposed merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont is likely to hurt competition.
3.22.2017
4:45pm
DuPont is partnering with a start-up company called Luminati Aerospace to design body armor fabrics that weigh a fraction of current products.
3.22.2017
10:49am
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Leading chemical manufacturer Solvay recently expanded its high-performance chemicals portfolio into the medical devices industry.
3.22.2017
10:40am
Oil drilling isn’t like it used to be.
3.22.2017
8:54am
German chemical giant BASF is on the verge of creating the most powerful R&D computer in the biz.
3.21.2017
4:46pm
President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal is in, and it’s bad news for a number of agencies in the federal government.
3.16.2017
3:17pm
Since President Trump’s inauguration, the agency has stopped releasing press updates about safety violations and fines.
3.16.2017
9:20am
By most accounts, the chemicals sector is entering a renaissance era. Can the transportation industry keep up?
3.14.2017
3:18pm
The company said it wants to “unlock value” by letting go of its specialty chemicals business.
3.13.2017
9:36am
A group of European firms have announced plans to build an artificial island they say could provide power for 80 million homes.
3.13.2017
9:17am
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Peter Carlsson, a former executive from Tesla, is reportedly attempting to raise $4 billion to build a factory that could meet Europe’s growing demand for...
3.10.2017
9:13am
Bayer and Monsanto will soon be sending billions in assets to the chopping block to help their proposed merger bid sail through regulatory review.
3.10.2017
9:02am
Residents in a small town in Alberta, Canada got a surprise this week when they turned on their faucets.
3.9.2017
9:31am
It’s a buzzkill to think about. But every year, Mardi Gras beads leave a massive, toxic mess behind in New Orleans.
3.9.2017
9:16am
When it comes to oil prices, $65 is the new $100
3.8.2017
10:03am
This isn’t the first time the refinery has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.
3.7.2017
9:25am
There was a time when there was strong bipartisan support for the EPA.
3.3.2017
10:02am
It’s a high-risk operation. Even minimal exposure to sulfur mustard can damage eyes and cause skin rashes and large puss-filled blisters.
3.2.2017
9:41am
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All it takes is 10 milligrams to kill you — which is why VX has been banned around the world.
2.28.2017
9:31am
Despite the promising news of 4Q profit increases for 2016, BASF’s upcoming year looks fraught with uncertainty.
2.27.2017
9:30am
Two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters Wednesday that the Dow-DuPont merger is set to be approved by the European Commission.
2.22.2017
11:46am
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
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
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