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2011-08-18 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO and NOVARA, Italy, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica and Novamont announced they have signed a letter of intent to establish a joint venture that is expected to lead to the first industrial plants in Europe producing butanediol (BDO) from renewable feedstocks. Novamont, a leading producer of biodegradable bioplastics, will consume the BDO for captive use to meet the increasing demand for its products. Rapid industrialization, 40 million pounds per year from first...

2011-08-17 23:52:51

The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society, today launched a new edition of its award-winning Bytesize Science video series, which has been fascinating thousands of viewers of all ages since its inception in 2007. Bytesize Science has received accolades from the National Science Teachers Association, the National Education Association, the National Science Foundation and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. The 2011 update refreshes Bytesize with a new...

2011-07-27 08:04:00

SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica, a technology leader for the chemical industry, topped the first-ever list of "The 30 Hottest Companies in Renewable Chemicals and Materials." Biofuels Digest announced today that Genomatica was voted the No. 1 hottest company in renewable chemicals and materials, in competitive balloting against both public and private fuels and chemicals leaders. "The momentum in the renewable chemicals and materials space inspired us to run the...

2011-07-18 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomatica announced that it has hired Michael E. Keane as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). From 2008 until joining Genomatica, Mike was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Clipper Windpower, Inc., joining the board of directors in 2010. While enabling a ramp-up of revenue growth from $24 million in 2007 to over $700 million over the next two years, Mike led a team that decreased inventories by over...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Genomatica will be awarded the top honor in green chemistry, the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award, created by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recognizes technologies that have broad application while incorporating the principles of green chemistry. The award validates Genomatica's impact on producing major industrial chemicals - those made and sold in billions of pounds per year - with better economics...

2011-06-20 08:31:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber, Inc. has been awarded a 2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award, presented by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS).  The Award promotes technology that provides substantial environmental benefits using green chemistry.  BioAmber's platform was recognized as the leading technology in the field of succinic acid.  BioAmber is the first company to successfully...

2011-06-19 23:15:00

CLEVELAND and WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced it has been awarded the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) on behalf of the White House, recognizes Sherwin-Williams innovative new paint formulation, utilizing soybean oil and recycled plastic bottles (PET) in the substantial reduction of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC). Chris Connor, Chairman and...

2011-06-15 14:57:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Environment America Research & Policy Center, dedicated to protecting America's air, water and open spaces, has recognized SC Johnson in its 2011 Safer by Design report as one of the leading businesses protecting the environment. The company was given the award based on its utilization of green chemistry and its innovative Greenlist(TM) process, an environmental classification system designed to help green chemistry and packaging...

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2011-06-11 09:07:15

Combining electrochemistry and photovoltaics to clean up oxidation reactions The idea is simple, says Kevin Moeller, PhD, and yet it has huge implications. All we are recommending is using photovoltaic cells (clean energy) to power electrochemical reactions (clean chemistry). Moeller is the first to admit this isn't new science. "But we hope to change the way people do this kind of chemistry by making a connection for them between two existing technologies," he says. To underscore the...


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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