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Dec 23, 2014, 09:07 ET

Leading Economic Indicator Shows Dip As Year Comes To Close

 The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), dipped 0.1 percent this...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:07 ET

Lower Oil Prices; Recovery Of End Use Markets Puts Wind Back In The Sails Of American Chemistry

Despite facing global headwinds, American chemistry expanded at a healthy 2.0 percent growth rate in 2014, and is expected to reach a 3.7 percent...

Dec 09, 2014, 11:45 ET

ACC's Dr. Rick Becker to receive prestigious Society of Toxicology Award

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) will honor Richard Becker, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., a senior toxicologist at the American Chemistry Council (ACC), with one...

Dec 08, 2014, 16:00 ET

ACC: Study Published In American Heart Association Journal Hypertension Will Inappropriately Concern And Confuse Consumers About BPA And Increased Blood Pressure

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) offers the following comments regarding a study published today by Sanghyuk Bae and Yun-Chul Hongl in the...

Dec 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

Rebuilding Together and NAFRA Partner to Launch "Celebrate Safely" Campaign to Improve Holiday Fire Safety

Rebuilding Together, a national organization devoted to safe and healthy housing, and the American Chemistry Council's North American Flame...

Nov 25, 2014, 21:54 ET

ACC Statement On EPA Ozone Proposal

 The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement in response to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s anticipated...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:07 ET
New Leading Economic Indicators Leads Business Cycles by Eight Months

Leading Economic Indicator Continues To Take Sail Despite Economic Headwinds

 The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), logged a 0.2 percent gain...

Oct 28, 2014, 10:24 ET
Chemical Activity Barometer Y/Y

Leading Economic Indicator Suggests US Economy Facing Stronger Headwinds

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC),...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:58 ET

Recent Study On BPA Exposure From Thermal Receipt Paper Is Of Limited Relevance To Consumers

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) offers the following comments regarding the release of the study published today in the journal PLOS ONE on...

Oct 14, 2014, 15:03 ET

ACC: Mike Rounds Is The Right Choice For Senate

 The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it will be launching advertisements commending former governor Mike Rounds for his...

Oct 06, 2014, 16:00 ET

BPA Lung Function Study Shows Inconsistent Data; Results Fail To Connect BPA Exposure To Asthma In Children

 The American Chemistry Council (ACC) offers the following comments regarding the study published today in JAMA Pediatrics by A. Spanier, et...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:25 ET

ACC: Pat Roberts Is The Right Choice For Senate

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it will be launching radio advertisements commending Senator Pat Roberts for his...

Sep 23, 2014, 09:11 ET

ACC: Joni Ernst Is The Clear Choice For Senate

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it will be launching advertisements commending Joni Ernst for her leadership and...

Sep 23, 2014, 09:07 ET
The Chemical Activity Barometer vs. Industrial Production: Year over Year Growth (PRNewsFoto/American Chemistry Council)

Pace Of Growth Slows For Leading Economic Indicator For Second Consecutive Month

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), continued to see an easing of...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:07 ET
Leading Economic Indicator Suggests Continued Economic Expansion Through 1st Qtr. 2015 (PRNewsFoto/American Chemistry Council)

Leading economic indicator shows deceleration of growth compared to first half of year

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), continued to see moderated...

Aug 22, 2014, 09:44 ET

ACC Testifies At Louisiana Field Briefing On EPA Ozone Regulations

American Chemistry Council (ACC) Vice President of Regulatory & Technical Affairs Michael Walls today testified at a Senate Environment and...

Aug 08, 2014, 09:24 ET

ACC: Johnny Isakson And David Perdue Are The Right Team For Georgia

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it has launched advertisements complimenting Senator Johnny Isakson for his leadership...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:23 ET

ACC Commends Congressman Pompeo For His Leadership On Jobs And The Economy

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it will be launching advertisements complimenting Congressman Mike Pompeo for his support...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:07 ET
CAB vs. Industrial Production (PRNewsFoto/American Chemistry Council)

U.S. Economic Expansion Being Tempered By Uncertainty In Energy Markets, Shows Leading Economic Indicator

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) posted a 0.4 percent increase...

Jun 24, 2014, 10:50 ET

Leading Economic Indicator Continues Upward Trend Despite Impacts Of Global Unrest

 The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), continued its upward...