March 16, 2009

Weekly News Roundup

The ICIS blog system was down during the weekend and so the weekly roundup was a little bit late today (always my excuse I say). Several global and US news about bisphenol-A came out last week thanks to my Tweeter insiders and I'll share that this week.

For now, here are this week's round-up:

Air Products purifies CO2
Air Products signed a cooperative deal with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to design and construct a carbon dioxide (CO2) purification system in support of an oxyfuel technology development project, which is part of DOE’s furthering development of new and cost-effective technologies for the capture of CO2 from the existing fleet of U.S. coal-fired power plants.

Buy sustainable palm oil credits

Green household products producer Seventh Generation became the first North American company in its industry to purchase sustainable palm kernel oil certification credits to offset company wide use of the ingredient across its entire product line. By purchasing the credits, Seventh Generation is paying a premium to palm kernel oil producers that use more environmentally responsible practices to produce and harvest palm kernel oil.

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