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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

McCabe: States may need more time to finish carbon-emission plans

7/21/2014

  • Bloomberg BNA (free content)

Environmental Protection Agency official Janet McCabe said most states will likely need more time to complete their carbon-reduction plans for existing power plants. Many will need to enact new legisl… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

DOT proposes 2-year phase-out of DOT-111 tank cars

7/23/2014

  • Hill, The
  • USA Today
  • News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a two-year phase-out or retrofit of DOT-111 rail tank cars. Retrofits would involve thicker shells, electronic braking and protections to prevent rol… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Sources: Feds to unveil safety plan for transporting flammable fuels by rail

7/23/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Transportation Department is expected to announce today its proposed safety standards for trains carrying crude oil and other flammable liquids, two sources said. The proposal will contain rules f… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Clorox partners up on UV device to disinfect health care facilities

7/16/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Clorox is partnering with another firm on the Optimum-UV device, which can disinfect patient isolation rooms and other health care areas by using ultraviolet light to kill bacteria. The device was dev… 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

"Armed individuals" occupy Cargill plant in Ukraine

7/21/2014

  • FoodNavigator

A "small number of armed individuals" have occupied a Cargill sunflower-seed processing plant in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, the company said. No employees were present as the company had c… Read More

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Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Experts: Shale mega deals to focus on growth, be driven by independent operators

7/21/2014

  • CNBC

Shale-related mega deals are expected to become "very company-specific" and shift focus from high costs and low oil prices to growth, said Fadel Gheit, managing director and senior energy analyst at O… Read More