March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 58, p6
Trade Publication
This section offers news on the chemicals industry in the Americas. Shell Chemical has agreed to pay a $1 million fine to the state of Louisiana and invest in beneficial environment projects in a settlement with the state's Department of Environmental Quality. Brazil's government is studying a proposal to reduce import tariffs on high density polyethylene (HDPE) to 2% from 18%. Huntsman and Chevron Phillips Chemical have rejoined the American Chemistry Council (ACC) after resigning a few years ago.


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