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With new threats, new plastics better protect troops

Sometimes the only thing separating life from death for soldiers on a battlefield is the gear that protects them. And much of it is made from high-tech polymers developed in recent years. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is the modern-day version...

/ November 9, 2018

A Petrochemical Boom Could Go Bust with More Trade Tariffs

*The op-ed below originally appeared in Morning Consult on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 One of America’s major strengths when it comes to the economy and global trade is our petrochemical industry, which produces the building blocks used in manufacturing supply...

/ October 16, 2018

Perspectives: The other side of the President’s one-sided E15 “deal”

During a recent visit to Iowa — smack in the middle of corn country — the President announced a policy change that would direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to waive Clear Air Act rules and permit the year-round sale...

/ October 15, 2018

WSJ editorial board calls E15 waiver a “lousy new gift to ethanol”

The Wall Street Journal editorial board is questioning the legality and rationality of President Trump’s recent order to have the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) change long-standing Clean Air Act rules to accommodate the year-round sale of E15 fuel (gasoline blended...

/ October 15, 2018