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The Nexus Newsletter is a bi-monthly newsletter designed to connect the global green chemistry community, share information, and support the ACS Green Chemistry Institute® in its mission: to catalyze and enable the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise and across the Society.

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By Carl Maxwell, Manager, Government Affairs, Office of External Affairs and Communication

In July, both the House of Representatives and the Senate each passed the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act, bringing it much closer to becoming law

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By Carl Maxwell, Manager, Government Affairs, Office of External Affairs and Communication

Following on the heels of last year’s House Science Committee hearing on sustainable chemistry, the ACS Office of External Affairs worked closely with Congressional

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By Peter Reinhardt, Director, Environmental Health and Safety at Yale University, and Chair, ACS Committee on Chemical Safety Safe Practices Subcommittee

The American Chemical Society creates statements to promote public policies that help the chemistry en

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By David Constable, Science Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

Take Action! Ask Congress to Support the Sustainable Chemistry R&D Act of 2019​

We are delighted to see that U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Susan Collins (R-ME), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), a

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Sustainable Chemistry in the Era of Divided Government

Contributed by Carl Maxwell, Advocacy Manager, American Chemical Society

Unless you have been off the grid over the last three months, it is clear the era of divided government is fully formed. With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives

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Forget Going for the Gold; We're Going for Green! How U.S. EPA Programs Accelerate Innovation in the Chemical Enterprise

At this year’s Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Portland, OR, I had the opportunity to interview David Widawsky, Director of the Chemistry, Economics, and Sustainable Strategies Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). We d

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Turning Over a New Leaf With Sustainable Agriculture

Contributed by Ann Lee-Jeffs, Business Manager, ACS Green Chemistry Institute®

Jack Bobo holds a special place in the world of food, science, and agriculture. He is a leading edge thinker and speaker working at the intersection of science, law and policy.

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EPA Delves Deeper into Corporate Sustainability Data

Contributed by Daniel Teitelbaum, Pollution Prevention Team Lead, Toxics Release Inventory Program, US EPA

For more than two decades, EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program has required industrial facilities to disclose both their environmental relea

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What Does 2015 Hold for Green Chemistry?

Contributed by Richard Engler, Senior Policy Advisor with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

In 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU),

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