CHEMICAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHEMICAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Chemical industry trying to reshape regulations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58406961-79/chemical-bill-chemicals-industry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58406961-79/chemical-bill-chemicals-industry.html.csp">Chemical industry trying to reshape regulations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FREDERIC J. FROMMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T12:56:01.874-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in products from household goods to cellphones and plastic water bottles — but also make it tougher for states to enact their own regulations. Many states already have acted on their own — and that’s what’s gotten the industry’s attention. “Rather than be picked apart on a state-by-state basis, with different regulations, we needed to have a coherent and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584069612014-09-12T12:56:01.874-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T12:56:01.874-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58406961@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:56:01 MDT Eastman Chemical buying Taminco for $1.73B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402117-79/taminco-chemical-eastman-1.73.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402117-79/taminco-chemical-eastman-1.73.csp">Eastman Chemical buying Taminco for $1.73B</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T09:15:02.435-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Allentown, Pa. • Eastman Chemical Co. is buying specialty chemical company Taminco for approximately $1.73 billion. Eastman Chemical will pay $26 per share, a 9 percent premium to Taminco Corp.’s Wednesday closing price of $23.88. The companies put the deal’s total value at about $2.8 billion. The deal includes a 30-day period in which Taminco can seek offers from other potential buyers. Both companies’ boards have approved the deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter. It still nee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584021172014-09-11T09:15:02.435-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T09:15:02.435-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402117@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:15:02 MDT Lavender farmers rebel against EU chemical rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388638-79/lavender-producers-chemical-oil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58388638-79/lavender-producers-chemical-oil.html.csp">Lavender farmers rebel against EU chemical rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIE CORBET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T09:42:02.605-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • The sweet smell of lavender is tinged with bitterness this year in the south of France, as farmers who harvest the flower protest European regulations linking the plant to chemical toxins. Billboards proclaiming “Lavender is not a chemical” dot fields that yield what in Provence is known as blue gold — lavender oil, worth more than $60 a pound. The plant is cultivated by around 1,500 producers, representing 30,000 full-time jobs that include catering to the millions of tourists in the so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583886382014-09-08T09:42:02.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T09:42:02.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58388638@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:42:02 MDT 13 hurt, mostly kids, in acid mishap at museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373631-68/museum-reno-flash-acid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373631-68/museum-reno-flash-acid.html.csp">13 hurt, mostly kids, in acid mishap at museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • A routine experiment designed to help children understand tornadoes erupted in a chemical flash at a Nevada museum, injuring 13, including children who suffered acid burns on their hands, arms and faces. Emergency crews responded to a report of a possible explosion at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday at the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum in downtown Reno. City of Reno spokesman Matthew Brown told The Associated Press that a preliminary investigation indicates it was not an explosion but a chem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736312014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373631@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:38:27 MDT Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323234-68/assad-attack-chemical-syria.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323234-68/assad-attack-chemical-syria.html.csp">Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ZEINA KARAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:47:19.062-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beirut • The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad. His deadly stockpile has been destroyed, but he has stayed in power, bought time and gotten world powers to engage him. Along the way, global disapproval has shifted away from Assad and toward the Islamic extremists who are fighting him and spreading destruction across Syria and Iraq. In Syria, frustrated opposition leaders plan modest rallies Friday to commemo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583232342014-08-21T17:47:19.062-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:47:19.062-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323234@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:47:19 MDT Utah prosecutor to review case of lye-spiked tea at Dickey’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309790-78/winkler-tea-chemical-gill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309790-78/winkler-tea-chemical-gill.html.csp">Utah prosecutor to review case of lye-spiked tea at Dickey’s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T07:33:41.995-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 07:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Prosecutors could decide as early as Wednesday whether to charge employees at a South Jordan restaurant where an industrial cleaning chemical was mixed with a woman’s iced tea, badly burning her throat last week. Police in South Jordan on Monday forwarded their findings to Salt Lake County Attorney Sim Gill — including allegations that staff at Dickey’s Barbecue discovered more than a month ago that a toxic chemical had been mixed with sugar, said Cpl. Sam Winkler. Authorities have said an empl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309790@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:33:41 MDT Utah woman critically injured by toxic tea at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58295177-78/winkler-tea-chemical-jordan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58295177-78/winkler-tea-chemical-jordan.html.csp">Utah woman critically injured by toxic tea at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T13:29:41.132-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 01:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman is in critical condition after drinking sweet tea that contained a toxic industrial cleaning chemical at a South Jordan restaurant. The woman, 67, was eating at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 689 W. South Jordan Parkway, about 1 p.m. Sunday when she poured a glass of sweet tea from the self-service beverage bar, said South Jordan Police Cpl. Sam Winkler. “She takes a sip, and her mouth instantly starts burning,” Winkler said. She tried to spit out the tea, but her mouth and throat suffered sever...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58295177@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:29:41 MDT Dow Chemical’s quarterly profits top expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216770-79/dow-chemical-billion-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216770-79/dow-chemical-billion-company.html.csp">Dow Chemical’s quarterly profits top expectations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jack Kaskey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T15:54:01.667-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 03:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker, posted second-quarter earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates as the company expanded margins by raising product prices and cutting expenses. Profit excluding some items was 74 cents a share, the Midland, Mich.-based company said Wednesday, exceeding the 71-cent average estimate of 17 analysts compiled by Bloomberg. Second-quarter net income fell to $882 million, or 73 cents a share, compared with $2.34 billion, or $1.87, a year ear...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:54:01 MDT