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Daily Archives: June 2, 2008
Seeking Sustainability: Ingredient makers strive to understand and satisfy cosmetic labeling promises
Read the full story in Chemical & Engineering News. To read all the marketing hype, it would seem that the personal care products industry is rushing to label as natural, organic, or sustainable just about every new product coming onto … Continue reading
The June 2008 issue of Biomass Magazine is now available. Highlights include: Biofuels in the Future Solar-Powered Biomass Gasification The Power of Association Pledging Allegiance to Renewable Energy Blending Aesthetics & ENERGY Assessing the Impact of Mexico’s Biofuels Law The … Continue reading
Read the full story in Plenty Magazine. Innovators are building cars fueled by wood chips.
EPA is proposing to reduce air emissions from certain Portland cement plants. The proposed amendments would require affected new, modified, or reconstructed process units to meet emissions limits for particulate matter, nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide. EPA is also proposing … Continue reading
EPA has completed a study to better characterize fugitive mercury emissions from chlorine manufactures that use mercury cell technology. There are currently five such facilities nationwide. Study findings show that mercury emissions average about 0.2 tons per year per facility. … Continue reading
Read the full story at News.com. Most Americans live and work in buildings awash in chemicals blamed for asthma, lung cancer, and a host of other maladies. The best way to clean the air could be with a green thumb, … Continue reading
For a full-color, graphic version of this newsletter, go to http://www.greenbiz.com/enewsletters/2008/greenbiz/index.html. Using Green Materials and Supply Chains to Make Sustainable Products By Jonathan Bardelline http://greenerdesign.com/node/24842 Jason Pearson, president and CEO of research and design institute GreenBlue, joins GreenBiz Radio to … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. The difficult bottom line in the negotiations is that dealing with climate change will almost certainly hurt some industries and enrich others.
Read the full story in Technology Review. A biorefinery built to produce 1.4 million gallons of ethanol a year from cellulosic biomass will open tomorrow in Jennings, LA. Built by Verenium, based in Cambridge, MA, the plant will make ethanol … Continue reading