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AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

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Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Ala. Supreme Court affirms Pfizer can be sued over generic drug

8/17/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Alabama Supreme Court upheld its decision that Pfizer can be held liable after a man said he was harmed by a generic copy of its heartburn drug Reglan because the company reportedly did not warn h… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

Dow Chemical, partners to continue waste-to-oil project in Calif.

8/20/2014

  • PlasticsNews.com

A pilot waste-to-oil project in California designed to capture hard-to-recycle plastics will continue as planned despite Waste Management's decision to close its commercial-scale project in Oregon. "T… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

U.S. geostrategic interest in Middle East remains amid shale boom

8/20/2014

  • CNBC

The U.S. is not likely to realign its geostrategic interest toward isolationism despite its surging shale production that has led to lower imports and helped balance out energy supplies from countries… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

ACI: Triclosan levels in infant-mother study too small to have effect

8/13/2014

  • ScientificAmerican.com

In response to a new study that found triclosan in infant-mother pairs, ACI noted the traces were too small to have an effect on the babies. "There's a wide margin of safety between these levels and t… Read More

inform SmartBrief

Smart news on global fats and oils

inform SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International News on Fats, Oils and Related Materials

Study: Up to 25% canola meal in weaned pig diet won't stunt growth

8/19/2014

  • FeedNavigator

Feed with as much as 25% canola meal can be fed to weaned pigs without compromising their growth, according to a study funded by the Canadian government and the Canola Council of Canada. "Canola meal … Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

IEA: U.S. shale boom drives oil-producing countries to attract foreign investors

8/18/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

The U.S. shale boom is driving other oil-producing countries to gradually move away from resource nationalism and open their oil industries to foreign investors, said Antoine Halff, head of the oil in… Read More