Historically, only advertisers were included in the chemical
industry buyer's guides, limiting access to many chemicals
, products and services.
The value of any chemical
is a combination of measurable parameters that might include its cost, benefit, and how it is serviced.
The idea of hosting a conference on chemical
intolerance and addiction stems from a long history of individual physicians' reporting observations on patients that looked like addiction to chemicals
, foods, caffeine, or alcoholic beverages," explained conference chair Claudia Miller, a professor and researcher in environmental medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
In conjunction with the acquisition, PBI Media has entered into an agreement to merge with Chemical
Week Associates (New York), also a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson's equity affiliate.
On February 6, 2002, George Tenet, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, testified that Al Qaeda could be planning to target chemical
And that's just the chemicals
that we're measuring," he says.
Consider the task facing a medium-sized chemical
company, which typically has 8,000 computer programs with 12 million lines of code, according to Dennis Grabow, who has written on the Y2K problem for Chemical
, Millennium Chemicals
and Occidental Petroleum pooled their basic chemical
businesses, while oil mergers like that of Exxon and Mobil are creating huge chemical
entities in addition to oil giants.
These reductions in chemical
releases did not necessarily correspond to reductions in risk; if risk reductions did result, it was by happenstance, not because the TRI reporting requirements were rigorously risk-based.
The EPA has increased the number of chemicals
that are currently reportable under the TRI and have additionally required more industry segments to report on their chemical
Frost & Sullivan's Chemical
, Materials, and Foods Country Industry Forecast service provides vital inputs for evaluating the attractiveness of a country and its chemicals
, materials, and foods industry.
Higher prices for chemical
feedstocks have led to major increases in water treatment chemical
Now, in a June 2005 report titled Chemical
Regulation: Options Exist to Improve EPA's Ability to Assess Health Risks and Manage Its Chemical
Review Program, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has reviewed the EPA's efforts to control the risks of new chemicals
not yet in commerce, to assess the risks of existing chemicals
used in commerce, and to publicly disclose information provided by chemical
companies under TSCA.
industry is attempting to dilute a law that guarantees the public's right to know about what could happen to communities surrounding chemical
plants in the event of a serious accident.
The Pentagon announced last year that more than 20,000 American troops might have been exposed to nerve gas and other chemical
weapons as a result of the explosions.