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October 24, 2011

Academic Lab Safety Under Exam

Academic Lab Safety Under Exam pp. 25-27

Chemical safety board report probes academic research practices, identifies role for ACS. (pp. 25-27)

October 24, 2011

Critical Materials Problem Continues

Critical Materials Problem Continues pp. 28-31 (Member Content)

Debate over use of and substitutions for rare-earth elements points out a need for much more research. (pp. 28-31)

October 24, 2011

Alleged Science Manipulation

Alleged Science Manipulation pp. 32-33 (Member Content)

Republicans say EPA chemical assessments are slanted toward tougher regulation. (pp. 32-33)

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October 24, 2011

Academic Lab Safety Under Exam

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 25-27)

Chemical safety board report probes academic research practices, identifies role for ACS.

Critical Materials Problem Continues (Member Content)

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 28-31)

Debate over use of and substitutions for rare-earth elements points out a need for much more research.

Alleged Science Manipulation (Member Content)

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 32-33)

Republicans say EPA chemical assessments are slanted toward tougher regulation.

EPA Clean Air Rules Challenged (Member Content)

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | pp. 34-35)

Republicans, Democrats clash over the costs and benefits of agency's actions.

Prioritizing Science Funding

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 6)

Budget: House committee members outline science funding they think the nation can do without.

Reconsidering Safe Lead Levels

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 7)

Preliminary analysis links low blood lead levels with adverse health effects.

House Bills Would Undermine EPA

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 8)

Pollution: Congressional Republicans seek to derail rules on boilers, coal ash.

Government & Policy Concentrates (Member Content)

(October 24, 2011 | Vol. 89 Issue 43 | p. 24)

Climate Change

Climate Change A collection of articles written by C&EN staff since 1998 on topics concerning climate change.

June 27, 2011

EPA, Not Federal Courts, Can Limit CO2 Emissions

Clean Air: Supreme Court ruling is a victory for utilities, environmentalists.

Climate Change

Businesses see opportunity in adaptation, report finds.

May 2, 2011

Capturing CO2

ACS Meeting News: Custom chemistry is yielding a broad selection of novel sorbents for the greenhouse gas.

April 11, 2011

Congress Splits On EPA CO2 Bill

Climate Change: Senate blocks, House backs legislation to ban EPA controls on greenhouse gases.

March 7, 2011

Assessing The Cost Of Greenhouse Gases

Climate Change: Two studies try to measure long-term impact on business and investors

February 14, 2011

EPA Actions Under Fire

Congress: Draft bill would take away agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gases.

January 31, 2011

Probing EPA Rules

House lawmakers question the effect on jobs of two key decisions on air pollution.

EPA Ordered To Issue Boiler Rules

Air Pollution: Federal court rejects agency's plea for more time, sets February deadline.

Greenhouse Gases

EU ban looms on emissions credits from carbon reduction schemes.

November 29, 2010

Political Climate Changes

Republicans' stance on global-warming science suggests a rough road ahead for researchers.

Low-Octane Climate Talks

Negotiations: Meeting in Mexico expected to produce only modest agreements.

Burning Question

Gulf Spill: EPA reports that surface slick burns produced very low levels of cancer-causing dioxins.

November 15, 2010

Geoengineering Guidelines

Scientists recommend principles for research on massive technologies to restrain climate change.

October 18, 2010

Regional CO2 Reductions

Advocates, opponents turn to state cap-and-trade programs as climate-change bill falters in Congress.

October 11, 2010

Virginia Re-Ignites Climate Fraud Probe

Climate Change: Attorney general again subpoena's documents of university climate researcher.

September 13, 2010

Reducing Carbon From Coal

Greenhouse Gases: German partners seek to mitigate CO2 emissions.

A Bleak View For Curbing CO2

Environment: Breaking the world's fossil-fuel addiction will be difficult at best, study suggests.

Potholes On The Road To Renewable Fuels

Corn-kernel-based ethanol hits the fast lane, but cellulosic ethanol is still stuck in first gear.


June 27, 2011

2011 Green Chemistry Awards

Honors: Recipients win praise for innovations that promote sustainability.

2011 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Honors: Annual awards recognize chemical innovations that promote sustainability.

June 13, 2011

Call For Clean Energy Innovation

Summit explores applications of high-performance computing to get more efficient energy use.

November 15, 2010

The Place For Plastics

The world's largest plastics show highlighted innovation and sustainability.

November 1, 2010

A Love Affair With Sustainability

Firms use indexes of responsible behavior to cultivate public acceptance.

September 27, 2010

Catalyst For Sustainability

Green chemistry is touted as a model of industrial and pharmaceutical process efficiency.

August 2, 2010

A Green Supply Chain

Manufacturers of consumer products go the distance to source sustainable ingredients.

July 5, 2010

Fuel From The Sun

Cobalt water-oxidation catalysts benefit from federal initiatives to harness solar power to make fuel.

Homeland Security

Current coverage includes chemical plant security, the Department of Homeland Security including it's research and development, and application in various international theaters.

June 6, 2011

OSHA Targets Combustible Dust

Getting facilities to recognize the problem will lead to better controls.

April 25, 2011

Congress Mulls Facility Security

Committee turf wars complicate effort to renew chemical antiterrorism program.

April 11, 2011

Biosecurity Effort Expands To Africa

U.S. seeks to secure deadly pathogens to prevent their use in bioterror attacks.

February 7, 2011

Exploring Safer Processes

Plant Security: National Research Council will examine alternative chemical manufacturing techniques.

October 25, 2010

Sensing Peroxide Explosives

Antiterrorism: Sensor array detects triacetone triperoxide at part-per-billion levels.

October 11, 2010

Preventing Bioterrorism

White House seeks to balance security and the scientific enterprise.

August 2, 2010

Chemical Security

Senate panel affirms current rules for safeguarding chemical facilities.

July 26, 2010

Full Agenda For Safety Board

Record number of ongoing accident investigations plus BP rig explosion means busy time ahead for CSB.

Napolitano Pushes Chemical Security

Administration wants congress to extend antiterrorism standards for chemical plants.

May 10, 2010

Locking Down Nuclear Material

Obama hopes agreement will keep bomb-grade nuclear raw materials out of terrorists' hands.

New Oil Clean-Up Technique Tested

Environment: Novel use of dispersants could mitigate damage from BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

April 26, 2010

U.S. Not Ready For Bioattack Cleanup

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