Cars At The Capital: Petrochemicals In Cars From Taft To Today

Since the early 20th century, U.S. presidents have embraced automotive technology. President William Howard Taft, an early automobile enthusiast, broke the long presidential tradition of using horse-drawn vehicles, and brought the presidency to more modern times with his use of...

/ April 7, 2016

Women in Petrochemicals: Bringing Diversity to the Industry

Over the last 20 years, I have seen an increasing number of women joining the petrochemical industry which is a great thing. However, women still only make up 25 percent of the petrochemical workforce currently, so there is still room...

/ March 17, 2016

From Farm to Table: The Role of Petrochemicals in Agriculture

This National Agriculture Day, as we sit down to tuck into our dinners, it is easy to overlook how our food ended up at our tables – and the role of petrochemicals in getting them there.

/ March 15, 2016

The Case for Industry-initiated Risk Evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

I remember a few years ago when we were discussing a new regulatory approach being proposed in Europe that would put more of the burden of ensuring chemical safety on industry. It was touted by environmental groups around the world...

/ March 10, 2016