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Green Chemistry News Roundup: February 13-19, 2016

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Battle Lines are Drawn in One of the Biggest Fights Against Toxic Chemicals in Decades

February 18, 2016 | Alternet

The laws governing the tens of thousands of chemicals that saturate the marketplace are being reformed. But will it make any difference?

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MillerCoors Cuts Brewery Waste Down to Zero

February 17, 2016 | Just Means

There are a number of strands in the sustainability story: different approaches, if you will, towards achieving a more sustainable economy.

Test-Driving the Hydrogen Car that Makes a Little Go a Long Way

February 17, 2016 | New Scientist

A prototype car tailored to its hydrogen power source gets more oomph from its fuel cell than competitors, leading the way to more efficient, cleaner vehicles.

World's Scientists Probe Our Hidden Universe of Microbial Ecosystems --Critical to Life (Today's Mo...

February 16, 2016 | The Daily Galaxy

Microbiomes are ecosystems of one-celled organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae, and plankton, as well as viruses.

Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe 'Lignin Shield'

February 16, 2016 | PYS ORG

When the Ford Motor Company's first automobile, the Model T, debuted in 1908, it ran on a corn-derived biofuel called ethanol, a substance Henry Ford dubbed "the fuel of the future."

New Method for Bio-Designing Yeast Could Improve Biofuel Production

February 15, 2016 | PYR ORG

An assistant research specialist at the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) has designed a new strain of yeast that could improve the efficiency of making fuel from cellulosic biomass such as switchgrass.

A New Life for Coal Ash

February 15, 2016 | C&EN

Sustainability: Electric utilities, environmentalists, researchers, and regulators converge on sustainable solutions for recycling waste from coal-fired power plants.

Giant Wood-to-Diesel Plant Planned for Finland

February 12, 2016 | C&EN

Advanced biofuel: Chinese firm says it will spend $1 billion on Fischer-Tropsch facility

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ACS GCI Biochemical Technology Roundtable Opens for Membership

February 18, 2016 | The Nexus

With the launch of the Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable (BTLR), the ACS GCI seeks to provide a forum for pre-competitive industry collaboration.

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