TITLE

5-MINUTE AMERICAS WATCH

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs on the chemical industry. ExxonMobil is increasing its chemicals capacity in Asia and the Middle East by 60% in the next few years. Dow Chemical and Union Pacific Railroad have announced a memorandum to improve the safety of U.S. chemical railcar transportation. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has blamed Formosa Plastics and Borden Chemical for an accident that occurred in 2004 at a polyvinyl chloride plant in Illinois.
ACCESSION #
24510133

 

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