Petrochemical

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

You Can’t Have Tech Without Petchem: Petrochemicals at CES 2016

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow, kicked off this week in Las Vegas. This annual event has become the go-to source to see the latest and coolest electronic innovations – and petrochemical-based products are...

/ January 6, 2016

Realistic Artificial Christmas Trees: All Thanks To Petrochemicals

For those of us who are allergic to natural Christmas trees, want the convenience of being able to store a tree for next year, or even just want to avoid the dreaded needle drop, an artificial Christmas tree is often the way...

/ December 18, 2015

Holiday Candles – Brought to You by Petroleum Manufacturers

From mentions in numerous holiday tunes to being lit in homes across the country, candles are as much a part of Christmas tradition as holly and ivy. In the 19th century, candles were used to illuminate Christmas trees. In Sweden, St....

/ December 16, 2015