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Minnesota FR Update

Minnesota ban on fire retardants would be toughest in nation
Limits on flame-retardant treatments would be most restrictive in nation. 

By Star Tribune
May 12,

Poll Question Contest!

We've been running polls for years, and our fountain of questions is drying up!  Please send us some good poll questions and if your question is selected,

Industrial Development in Louisiana

Ascension Parish economic leaders ear-marking west bank area for heavy industrial development


Site eyed for industrial park

by David J.

Propylene Oxide Train Derails

 Officials lift evacuation following train derailment in Addis

Source: Addis Police Department Source: Addis Police Department


Source: Addis Police Department Source: Addis Police Department


Six Companies Pay to Settle Suit

Polyurethane foam makers pay $275.5 mln to end price-fixing cases
By Jonathan Stempel

May 19 Mohawk Industries Inc and five other companies have agreed to pay a combined $275.5 million to settle lawsuits accusing them of conspiring to fix prices of polyurethane foam.

Connecticut Mattress Recycling Program Update

Nation’s First Statewide Mattress Recycling Program Debuts In Connecticut

Allows Connecticut Residents No-Cost Drop-Off at Participating Collection Sites &

Urethane Leather Overview

Polyurethane Leather: Is synthetic better?

Polyurethane leather and innovative companies such as Ultrafabrics are taking industry by storm,