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2009-10-01 07:00:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), received a 2009 Michigan Green Chemistry Governor's Award at the inaugural event held at the Detroit Institute of Arts on September 24. The award was launched by Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in response to Governor Jennifer M. Granholm's Executive Directive: "Promotion of Green Chemistry for Sustainable Economic Development and Protection of Public...

2009-09-30 08:54:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemical Society (ACS) will host events for families, teachers and children of all ages at a "Festival de Quimica" Saturday, Oct. 3, during the Hispanic Engineering Science and Technology Week Community Day celebration. The week-long HESTEC event beginning Sept. 27 is being held on the campus of the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) in Edinburg. At Saturday's free "Festival de Quimica" which will be held from 4 to 9...

2009-09-08 14:04:00

Dr. Terrence Collins Offers Public Lecture on Growing Field of Green Chemistry September 15 at UC Berkeley Campus BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer concerns over hazardous chemicals in the air and water have led scientists to find solutions in the new field of green chemistry. "The most troubling health effects are associated with endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that may interfere with cellular development in humans and animals," says Dr. Terry Collins,...

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2009-07-13 09:54:50

Waste material from discarded televisions could be recycled and used in medicine, according to new research by scientists at the University of York.The chemical compound polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA) is widely used in industry and is a key element of television sets with liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. When these sets are thrown away, the LCD panels are usually incinerated or buried in landfill sites.Researchers have now found a way of recovering PVA from television screens and...

2009-07-10 10:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- VASKA, a Berkeley based producer of green, botanically based laundry care products for the commercial, institutional and consumer markets, is pleased to announce that it has successfully turned the first major commercial laundry plant in the United States (and possibly the world) green! Royal Laundry of South San Francisco is the largest privately owned commercial laundry on the West Coast, washing one million pounds of laundry a week for more than a...

2009-06-29 07:00:00

Chemical Customers Already Asking For Sustainably Produced Chemicals SAN DIEGO and LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica Inc., a sustainable chemical company, today unveiled the results of a survey conducted with ICIS, the chemical and energy market intelligence firm, finding that 57 percent of chemical industry respondents believe their companies should reduce exposure to the petroleum-based commodity market. The same majority reported their customers were already inquiring about the...

2009-06-22 08:00:00

MATTHEWS, N.C., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation has won a 2009 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award in the Greener Reaction Conditions category for its Sprint(TM) Rapid Protein Analyzer. The company will accept the award this evening during a ceremony at the Carnegie Institute for Science (CIS) in Washington, DC. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/CL35336 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/CL35336LOGO ) The award, presented by the...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced that it has been awarded the "Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for Designing Greener Chemicals" for 2009 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on behalf of the White House. The award, administered each year, recognizes individuals, companies and technologies that incorporate the ideals of sustainable chemistry into their formulation, manufacture, and end use. P&G...

2009-06-17 14:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A veteran chemical safety expert from the American Chemical Society told the House Committee on Homeland Security that "inherently safer technology" (IST) and creative approaches to IST research and development will help secure the nation's chemical infrastructure and safeguard against the consequences of a terrorist attack. Neal Langerman, Ph.D., a former chair of the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety, with more than 20 years...

2009-06-02 21:20:00

The following statement can be attributed to the American Chemistry Council (ACC): ARLINGTON, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the California Senate voted to needlessly restrict consumer products deemed to be safe by scientific experts worldwide. Sadly, SB 797 is not based on science and will not improve public health. Eleven regulatory bodies around the world have recently assessed the science on bisphenol A (BPA) and uniformly determined that BPA is safe for use in food...


Latest Green chemistry Reference Libraries

Green Chemistry
2012-04-29 19:52:00

Green Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering any aspect of green chemistry. It is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry and was established in 1999 by James Clark (University of York). The editor-in-chief is Sarah Ruthven. The journal covers subjects relating to reducing the environmental impact of chemical substances and fuels by developing alternative and sustainable technologies that are non-toxic to living things and the environment, including: Improved...

Energy and Environmental Science
2012-04-25 18:41:46

Energy & Environmental Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The journal publishes original research and review articles, and publishes work of an interdisciplinary nature in the biochemical and biophysical sciences and chemical engineering disciplines. The following types of articles are published in the journal: Research Papers, Review Articles, Perspectives and Mini-reviews, Communications), Opinions and Analysis...

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