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Hoboken: Contamination At Eminent Domain Purchase Site Is BASF's Responsibility

The BASF site, the location of Hoboken’s pending $18.3 M eminent domain purchase,

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City Tries to Impose Regulations

Houston Argues for Right to Regulate Pollution


Two ordinances passed by the city of Houston to regulate air pollution reflect the spirit of the Texas Clean Air Act and state environmental regulations and should be allowed to stand,

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India Terminates Dumping Duty

India Terminated Anti-dumping Duty on Flexible Slabstocks Polyols from Mainland China, South Korea and Taiwan
2015-09-01    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-On August 30,

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NLRB Ruling

Obama’s NLRB just redefined the word “employer”

posted at 8:01 am on August 28, 2015 by Jazz Shaw

You can rightly complain about the things which go on inside the White House,

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Free Trade Agreement

China, South Korea FTA to Eliminate Tax of Certain PU Raw Materials
2015-06-03    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai-China and South Korea are going to eliminate tax of polyether polyols to zero in 15 years following the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Beijing and Seoul on Monday which is expected to come into effect by end 2015.

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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, Read more

EU Okays Merger

EC clears PU joint venture planned by Mitsui Chemicals and SKC

The European Commission (EC) has approved, under the European Union Merger Regulation,

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