Despite a challenging economy and declining
production, the polyurethane industry continued to evolve over the past two
years while addressing growing concerns over energy conservation, according to
the 2008 End-Use Market Survey on the Polyurethanes Industry in the United States, Canada
On July 29, Congressmen Hank Johnson (D-GA) and Nathan Deal (R-GA) introduced H.R. 3382, the Home Improvements Revitalize the Economy (HIRE) Act of 2009, which calls for targeted consumer tax incentives for the purchase of home furnishings and building products, such as construction adhesives and sealants.
"The Chemistry of REACH" is the PowerPoint presentations from a webinar of the same name, presented June 2, 2009. Speakers were Malachy Hargadon, Environment Counselor, Delegation of the European Commission; Mamta Patel, Editor, Chemical Watch; and Aidan Thomson, Head of Environment and Climate Change, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert, LLP.