February 2019 Issue
Changes in Congress and next year’s election unsettle the landscape
Many plants make blunders when trying to implement the approach
Many unnecessary entrenched procedures afflict plants
Region faces three technical challenges to its circular plastics economy plan
Too much margin can compromise the performance of equipment
Engineering schools’ experts find way to avoid full shutdown of vital transit line
Upgrade improves efficiency, containment and safety
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Some can provide useful estimates if applied with appropriate caution
Inadequate details in requests for proposals can cause problems
Solving a contamination problem demands a thorough rethink
A sensible approach can reduce the risks of inadequate recapitalization
Environmentally friendly “hairy” nanocellulose also may play other roles
Work now is focusing on optimizing the catalyst structure and testing its viability for other types of reactions.
The CAB slipped; data for the other two metrics wasn’t available at presstime because of the U.S. Government shutdown. Source: American Chemistry Council.