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Dec 08, 2017, 14:18 ET Outlook: U.S. Manufacturing Turns Corner, Rides Upswing Of Global Economies; Chemical Industry Growth Rate Surpasses 20-Year Average As Industry Rebounds From Historic Hurricanes

The U.S. chemical industry is riding a global wave of growth as the world's major economies experience an upswing for the first time in a decade....


Nov 27, 2017, 13:11 ET American Chemistry Council President and Chief Executive Officer, Cal Dooley to Receive Prestigious 2018 SCI Chemical Industry Medal

The Society of Chemical Industry, America Section (SCI America), announced today that the 2018 SCI Chemical Industry Medal will be presented to Cal...


Nov 21, 2017, 09:08 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Continues Solid Gains Into 3rd Quarter

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), notched another solid increase...


Oct 24, 2017, 10:00 ET Hurricane Disruptions Curbed September U.S. Chemical Production

According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) fell sharply by 1.4 percent in...


Oct 24, 2017, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Bounces Back Following Historic September Storms

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), notched an increase over...


Oct 20, 2017, 18:17 ET ACC fordert weltweit zu Maßnahmen gegen IARC wegen absichtlicher Datenmanipulation auf

Cal Dooley, President und CEO des American Chemistry Council (ACC) gab eine Erklärung zur Untersuchung des umstrittenen Monograph 112 der...


Oct 20, 2017, 17:58 ET El ACC insta a los líderes mundiales a tomar acciones contra el IARC por su deliberada manipulación de datos

Cal Dooley, presidente y consejero delegado del Consejo Americano de Química (ACC) ha emitido la siguiente declaración con respecto a la...


Oct 20, 2017, 12:27 ET L'ACC appelle les leaders mondiaux à prendre des mesures contre le CIRC concernant la manipulation délibérée de données

Cal Dooley, le président-directeur général de l'American Chemistry Council (ACC) a publié la déclaration suivante au sujet de l'enquête de Reuters...


Oct 20, 2017, 11:56 ET ACC convoca líderes mundiais a tomar medidas contra a IARC no caso de manipulação deliberada de dados

Cal Dooley, presidente e CEO do Conselho Americano de Química (American Chemistry Council - ACC) divulgou a seguinte declaração sobre a...


Oct 20, 2017, 10:27 ET El ACC llama a los líderes globales a adoptar acciones contra el IARC por la manipulación deliberada de datos

Cal Dooley, presidente y CEO del American Chemistry Council (Consejo Estadounidense de Química, ACC) dio a conocer la siguiente declaración sobre...


Oct 19, 2017, 19:06 ET ACC Calls Upon Global Leaders To Take Action Against IARC Over Deliberate Manipulation Of Data

Cal Dooley, President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement on the Reuters investigation into the...


Sep 28, 2017, 13:12 ET North American Flame Retardant Alliance: CPSC Issues Misguidance on Flame Retardant Category

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today published a guidance document in the Federal Register discouraging businesses and...


Sep 20, 2017, 18:21 ET North American Flame Retardant Alliance Expresses Extreme Disappointment In CPSC Vote

In response to today's Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) three to two vote to convene a Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel to review...


Sep 19, 2017, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Holds Steady; Storms Likely To Cause Future Revisions

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), remained virtually unchanged...


Sep 18, 2017, 09:07 ET Final Results of D4 Environmental Monitoring Program Submitted to EPA

Members of the Silicones Environmental, Health and Safety Center (SEHSC), a sector group of the American Chemistry Council (ACC),...


Aug 31, 2017, 16:56 ET Statement By ACC President And CEO Cal Dooley In Response To Hurricane Harvey

Cal Dooley, President and CEO of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), issued the following statement in response to Hurricane Harvey. "Hurricane...


Aug 22, 2017, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Shows Modest Slowing

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), remained unchanged from July,...


Jul 25, 2017, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Notches Gain

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), ticked up 0.1 percent in July...


Jun 20, 2017, 09:07 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Remains Steady

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), was flat in June...


Jun 14, 2017, 17:28 ET ACC Calls For Investigation Into IARC Officials: Critical Scientific Data On Glyphosate Withheld And Remains Unpublished

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement in regards to Reuters' special report on International Agency for Research on...


May 23, 2017, 11:22 ET Chemical Activity Barometer Remains Strong But Hints At Slowing Pace Of Economic Growth And Business Activity Into 2018

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


May 18, 2017, 12:50 ET New Report Shows Potential For Major Appalachian Petrochemical Industry

An economic report released today by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) shows that the Appalachian region could become a second center of U.S....


May 02, 2017, 09:00 ET ACC: Research Shows No Link Between Formaldehyde And Leukemia

Some scientific reports have a profound impact on government policy. Sometimes, however, there are significant shortcomings in the research – yet...


May 02, 2017, 09:00 ET ACC: New Study Challenges Formaldehyde Cancer Findings

A newly published reanalysis of raw data from a study widely used by chemical assessment agencies to set hazard assessments for...


Apr 25, 2017, 09:07 ET Economic Indicator Marks Strong Opening To Second Quarter; Up More Than Five Percent Over Last Year

The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), marked the second quarter by...