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2014-07-08 08:22:08

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroLogistics LP (NYSE: PDH) ("PetroLogistics") announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), in connection with the previously announced acquisition of PetroLogistics by Flint Hills Resources, LLC ("Flint Hills") expired at 11:59 P.M. (Eastern Time) on July 7, 2014. Expiration of the HSR waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the merger (the...

2014-03-26 23:24:56

Thousands of organizers across the country spurred to action today against latest draft of chemical bill in congress. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The filmmaker’s of HBO’s Toxic Hot Seat, James Redford and Kirby Walker along with a coalition of health leaders across the country, are cautioning citizens against falling for the current toxics bill being positioned by the chemical industry as progress. Instead, they say the proposed “Chemicals in Commerce Act,” released...

2014-02-27 20:22:15

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Chemistry Council (ACC) President & CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement in response to Congressman John Shimkus' release of a discussion draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act of 2014, a bill to update the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). "We applaud Chairman Shimkus' commitment to creating a more effective chemical regulatory system and welcome the draft Chemicals in Commerce Act of 2014. The release of...

2014-02-04 12:21:19

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) reporting requirements for manufacturing byproducts sent for recycling are "burdensome, unnecessary, and actually discourage recycling," an industry expert told Congress today. Speaking on behalf of more than 2,000 U.S. electronics manufacturers who are members of IPC -- Association Connecting Electronics Industries(®), Dr. Brent Grazman said IPC members are strong advocates of...

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