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Anaheim Team Wins Second Year of Youth Recycling Challenge

By working hard and collecting more than 13,000 pounds of recyclable materials, the Anaheim Impact, a boys team comprised of players 13 and under representing the Anaheim Soccer Association, is the official winner of the 2011 Recycle. Goal. Competition, which challenges local youth soccer teams to recycle.


ACC: Senate Version of Pickens Plan Picks Winners and Losers

American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley today issued the following statement in response to introduction of a U.S. Senate companion to the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions (NAT GAS) Act of 2011. The Senate bill (S. 1863) was announced by Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC).


Plastics Recycling? There's an App for That

To encourage more plastics recycling, Plastics Make it Possible, an initiative sponsored by the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council, has launched Bin It!, a fun and addictive new game that actually challenges people to recycle. Bin It! players toss plastic bottles into various recycling bins in the face of distracting animals, flashing cameras and tricky breezes.


CPI Releases Low-Pressure Spray Foam Guidance Video

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) has released a new video for professional installers to illustrate good safety practices for low-pressure, two-component spray polyurethane foam (SPF) application. The video, the latest of the free resources offered by CPI, is available to view or download from the CPI Spray Polyurethane Foam Health and Safety website, www.spraypolyurethane.org.


American Chemistry Council Adds Fourteen Manufacturers in 2011

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) at its November board of directors meeting today approved Virent, Inc., as a new regular member. The company joins thirteen other chemical manufacturers approved this year. The Council also approved two Responsible Care Partner companies.


The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry Issues Call for Papers and Posters for 2012 Conference

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council is issuing a call for papers and posters to be presented at the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, scheduled for September 24-26, 2012, at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the premier technical conference for the polyurethanes industry in the North America, bringing together eperts and business leaders throughout the field.


ACC Welcomes Energy Efficiency Discussion at White House GreenGov Symposium

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today applauded the federal governments attention to energy efficiency at the White House GreenGov Symposium. The event brings together leaders from government, the private sector, non-profits and academia to share best practices and discuss cutting-edge approaches for the future. Additional information is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/greengov/symposium.


ACC Responds to Bisphenol A (BPA) Study Published in Pediatrics

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) offers the following comments in response to queries regarding a study by Joe M. Braun, MSPH, Ph.D., et al. published on-line today in Pediatrics and titled Impact of Early-Life Bisphenol A Eposure on Behavior and Eecutive Function in Children.