Also forgot to post this from last week!
Congratulations to Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Codexis and LS9 for winning this year's Presidential Green Chemistry awards given by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)!
Dow and BASF won EPA's Greener Synthetic Pathways Award for their joint development of Hydrogen Peroxide to Propylene Oxide (HPPO) process. The HPPO process is said to be more economical and has environmental benefits when compared to conventional propylene oxide process technologies.
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